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New 200-bedded paying cabin block to come up at GMCH: CM Sarma

Guwahati: While enumerating various infrastructural projects in the state, especially in the field of healthcare, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Monday that the old paying cabins of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) to be replaced by a new 200-bedded paying cabin block.

CM Sarma while reviewing the progress of construction works of proposed Cardio-Neuro Centre at GMCH made the announcement of the new paying cabin block. The chief minister also directed the PWD (Building) to initiate steps for its construction as early as possible.

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Later on, CM Sarma reviewed the implementation status of various NLCPR (under MDoNER) and NEC funded schemes in the State with the senior officials of T&D Department. Dr Sarma directed T&D Department to be prompt and more active in reviewing implementation of such schemes and urged implementing departments to take appropriate steps for completion of all NLCPR and NEC funded projects within stipulated time frame.

It is worth mentioning that out of 562 NLCPR-Assam projects with total financial allocation of Rs. 3680.03 crore, at present there are 188 ongoing projects under various departments. Similarly, 27 NEC funded projects are under implementation in the State under 15 nos. of departments in 90:10 funding pattern.

While reviewing the construction works of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Guwahati, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya said that the construction works will be completed within six months.

While addressing the media on the same, the Union Minister said that the construction companies have been instructed to complete the work within six months. AIIMS-Guwahati is being constructed at Changsari, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

Construction works of various infrastructural projects are underway in the state. Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, announced that the newly constructed Super Specialty Hospital in Guwahati will be inaugurated in the first week of February 2022.


Once operational, Cardiology, Neurology, Cardiac Surgery and Neuro Surgery departments will be shifted from Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) to the new hospital just adjacent to it.

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