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Civil dispensary opens at rehabilitation colony, sector 52; nearly 35000 residents to benefit

IANS | September 08, 2021 10:25 AM

CHANDIGARH:Sh. Ravi Kant Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh today inaugurated newly constructed civil dispensary at a cost of Rs. 1.23 crores at rehabilitation colony, sector 52, Chandigarh in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra.

IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh. The dispensary would cater to a population of around 35000 residents of the local area.

He said that the civil dispensary will serve rural area of village Kajheri, EWS/rehabilitation colony, electricity colony, sector 52 and will also help the people around for a cost effective medical treatment. He said that this dispensary will also be used for regular check-up of staff working with Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh specially focusing on wide coverage for door to door waste collectors with also possible medical health facilities.

While elaborating about the features and facilities in the civil dispensaries managed by MCC, the Commissioner said that the two dispensaries in sector 49 and 50 are being managed by the PGIMER and the medicines used are provided by Director, Health Services office, Chandigarh to these dispensaries and process has been initiated to sign an arrangement with PGIMER on the same pattern for this dispensary also.

She also briefed about the infrastructure provided in the civil dispensary, that two doctor rooms, ANM room with store, Injection room, Laboratory, Store and Chowkidar, Reception, Registration room with Pharmacy store with adequate facility of separate gender friendly toilet blocks.

The Mayor also said that in addition to that upgradation of other services are also going on in EWS/rehabilitation colony besides recarpeting of internal roads, construction of phirni of village Kajheri, construction of streets. Construction of community centre in village Kajheri is in progress and will be completed shortly, she added.

Others present during the inauguration were Smt. Chanderawati Shukla, area councilor, other officers & councilors of MCC and prominent persons of local area.

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