KATHUA, Aug 30: District Development Commissioner, Dr. Raghav Langer today visited the building site of Kathua Medical College and inspected the progress of work on the upcoming campus buildings.
The DDC was accompanied by Principal GMC, Dr. Suleman Choudhary, CMO, Dr. Ashok Choudhary, Dy Dir(Planning) GMC, Babu Ram Sharma, Administrative Officer GMC, Rahul Gupta and Engineers of PWD, PHE, EM&RE, STD and JKPCC department.
During joint inspection of the upcoming building, the DDC asked the consultant to include auditorium in the revised DPR with sitting capacity of 400 students.
The DDC also directed for revised electrical drawing indicating electrical points where air conditioning system has to be installed in the administrative building, Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel and other buildings.
Dr. Langer further directed the concerned to erect 11 KV feeder and Sub Station at the identified spot of the GMC building.
The joint inspection team also decided to acquire additional land adjoining the GMC building in view of future expansion of the college.
The Executive Engineer, PWD was directed to furnish a checklist of all the deficiencies observed by him in the execution of the building so that the same shall be rectified beforehand.
The DDC also visited the Sarai building which has been proposed to be used as Boys Hostel of GMC. He directed the Engineers of the JKPCC to execute the balance works of the building immediately.
During the visit to ANMT School and Girls Hostel building, the DDC asked PWD to prepare an estimate for renovation/improvement of the building beside Executive Engineer PDD was directed to provide special line for the Girls Hostel immediately.
He further DDC directed to prepare a detailed expansion plan to accommodate 300 beds in the Associated Hospital building.
The DDC asked the executing agencies to complete the works pertaining to the GMC building including the landscaping before April 2020 so that the next academic session can be started from the new building.
He also directed the Medical Superintendent of Associated Hospital to maintain hygiene and sanitation around the Hospital building.