The Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today inaugurated the 100 bed temporary hospital in Phase-6 under the State medical college, B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences besides initiating other nine services and projects in virtual mode.These services include information about birth and death through online portal and obtaining the above said certificates through private hospitals, starting attestation of testimonials by the NRI cell through sewa kendras, facility of web portal for obtaining info under RTI, inaugurating new IT block building at Shaheed Major Harminderpal Singh Government College at a cost of Rs. 183.87 lakh apart from new premises of police station mataur and police station Zirakpur, inauguration of dinosaur park and outer house in chhatbir zoo and laying of foundation stone of Sewerage treatment Plant having 17 MLD capacity at Zirakpur through virtual manner.
During the function held in the presence of Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan and SSP Satinder Singh, the Minister said that Mohali is rapidly emerging as a frontline city on the global map in terms of infrastructure. Now, Multi National Companies from all over the world are setting up business in Mohali because the city has excellent connectivity and a robust road network besides top notch health and educational facilities. The reputed private and Government hospitals are being set up here and also many universities.Divulging further, Mr. Sidhu said that the temporary hospital would efficiently cater to the healthcare needs of the people amid possibility of third wave of Covid-19 pandemic. The project would cost Rs. 5.67 crore and would comprise 8 bed ICU care and level-2 as well as level 3 care.On the occasion ADC (G) Komal Mittal, ADC (D) Himanshu Aggarwal, Director Principal Govt Medical College Dr. Bhavneet Bharti, Civil Surgeon Adarshpal Kaur, Medical Superintendent Dr. Navdeep Singh and Director Chattbir Zoo Naresh Mahajan.