100-bed hospital project approved for Rawalpindi



Staff Report


Punjab government has approved final plan for construction of 100-bed General hospital on Joryan Road in the area of Chakri.

Punjab Government has also allocated 93 kanals land to hospital.

This project will cost 50 corers. The work on this project will start from March 2020. This project will be completed in record time duration of 2 years

Minister of Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that proper Emergency ward will be established in this new hospital including Gynae and other wards.

He further said that establishment of this new hospital will reduce burden of patients over city’s major  hospitals and will also help local population in seeking new jobs nearest to their  residencies.

In July this year, the Punjab Government had approved around 410 development schemes for Rawalpindi, including six major projects. Among these mega projects, the provincial government had included the Rawalpindi Ring Road (RRR) and the Leh Expressway.

Other projects include the construction of two new recreational sites in Kotli Satyan, two universities in Gujjar Khan and Murree, a 100-bed hospital in Kahuta, and a new district jail.

These projects were estimated to cost a sum of PKR 130 billion. Punjab Parliamentary Secretary Adnan Chaudhry stated that the Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar was quite committed to developing Rawalpindi. He had also revealed that the provincial government will construct the mini dams of Papan and Daducha within the Rawalpindi Division.