Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal, today visited Government Medical College and Associated Hospital (GMC&AH) to ensure smooth operation of the newly constructed 180-bedded additional building there.
The newly constructed building is set to address the growing healthcare needs of the community, with two vital departments, Ophthalmology and Radiation Oncology, now operational within its premises. The strategic implementation of these departments aligns with a holistic approach to healthcare, covering both preventive and specialized medical services.
The expansion has augmented the total bed capacity of the hospital to 500, a noteworthy achievement that is expected to alleviate patient load, reduce waiting times, and elevate the overall quality of patient care. This milestone underscores the dedication of the administration to meet the rising demands for healthcare services in Rajouri and its surrounding areas.
The Deputy Commissioner emphasized the importance of this expansion, stating, "The new building is a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing accessible and high-quality healthcare to the people of Rajouri. The addition of specialized departments will enhance the capability of the hospital to address diverse medical needs effectively."
The increased capacity is poised to make a tangible difference in the lives of the residents, ensuring that they have timely access to advanced medical treatments. The additional beds and improved facilities are expected to enhance the operational efficiency of the hospital and create a more conducive environment for both patients and healthcare professionals.
This development is a stride forward in the continuous efforts to bolster the healthcare infrastructure in Rajouri. The administration expresses gratitude to all stakeholders, including the hospital staff, for their tireless efforts in making this expansion a reality. The newly inaugurated building stands as a symbol of progress and a promise to prioritize the well-being of the community.
Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Khurshid, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Imran Rashid Kataria, and Medical Superintendent of Associated Hospital GMC Rajouri, Dr Mehmood Hussain Bajar; Dr Javed Ahmed; Dr Shazia Qayoom HOD Department Ophthalmology and Dr Abdul Hakeem HOD Department of Radiation Oncology/Radiotherapy were also present.