Secretary, Planning Development and Monitoring Department, Dr. Raghav Langer today conducted a detailed inspection of Doctor’s Residential Quarters of Government Medical College Jammu situated opposite to K.C Theatre Complex, Jammu.
The said building complex is more than 45 years old and is presently in a dilapidated condition. Secretary Planning took a serious view of the same and directed the concerned Engineers and Departmental officials to immediately prepare the DPR’s for major renovation of the said building complex and submit it to the Government for further appraisal.
The Doctor’s Enclave consists of total 14 Buildings comprising of 58 flats, besides parks/garden and common facilities. Chief Engineer, PWD Jammu, Manzoor Hussain, apprised the Secretary that the Preliminary Estimates for major internal repairs, exterior work, complete electric fitting and landscaping have been prepared and the DPR’s shall be submitted shortly.
Administrator Government Medical College Jammu, Ashwani Khajuria and Associated Hospitals, who accompanied the Administrative Secretary, was directed to follow up the same and in the meantime ensure cleaning of drains, bush cutting etc on immediate basis.
Rajinder Gupta, Superintending Engineer PDD (JPDCL) Jammu was directed to ensure necessary capacity augmentation and renovation of the sub-station building.
Dr. Raghav Langer apprised the officers that Principal Secretary to Government, Health & Medical Education Department, on intimation regarding the state of affairs of the said building complex, has taken immediate cognizance of the issue.