Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Make cancer institute in Amritsar functional: Vini Mahajan

In order to provide the best possible healthcare facilities to the cancer patients in the state, the Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, on Wednesday directed the Medical Education Department to make the State Cancer Institute in Amritsar functional within the current fiscal.

Reviewing the progress of the cancer institute’s ongoing civil and other allied works here, the Chief Secretary said this Rs 120-crore project would have state-of-the-art 150-bed complex that will provide world-class treatment facilities to the cancer patients.

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Fixing the timelines for the ongoing civil works being done by the PHSC, Ms Mahajan directed that the civil works should be completed by October, 2021 and installation of equipment should be completed immediately after that.

During the meeting, the Chief Secretary also reviewed the progress of Tertiary Cancer Care Centre in Fazilka and asked to complete the ongoing civil works of the project by March, 2022.

The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Finance KAP Sinha, Principal Secretary Medical Education and Research DK Tiwari, PHSC MD Tanu Kashyap and BFUHS VC Dr Raj Bahadur.

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