Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal, today conducted a thorough inspection to assess the progress of the 100-bedded Mother Child Care Hospital in Lamberi. Positioned strategically on NH144A, this healthcare facility will cater to the critical Maternal & Child Health needs of Rajouri and Poonch residents, easily accessible from Rajouri, Kalakote, Sunderbani, Budhal, and Poonch.
With three floors and a budget of Rs 37.55 crores, the hospital is poised to be completed by January 2025. Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal stressed the imperative of maintaining top-notch construction standards, directing the project team to aim for completion well before the set deadline. He also visited the proposed site for the doctor's quarter.
Highlighting the commitment of the Government to enhancing healthcare access in remote areas, Deputy Commissioner Vikas Kundal aaid said that the MCH Hospital in Lamberi is a cornerstone for Maternal & Child Health services. It will cover normal deliveries, high-risk pregnancies, and facility-based care for newborns, bringing healthcare closer to the community.
This project showcases the unwavering dedication of the Government to the well-being of the residents of the region. Once operational, the Mother Child Care Hospital in Lamberi will stand as a pivotal healthcare hub, elevating the quality of life for the people of Rajouri and Poonch.
Beyond healthcare, the location of the hospital on the Jammu Poonch highway holds strategic significance, enhancing connectivity and emergency response capabilities in the region. Among the others who accompanied the Deputy Commissioner during his visit were Executive Engineer PWD(R&B) Nowshera, VK Raina, AE Hitesh Sharma, and other officials from the Public Works Department.