Special Correspondent

JAIPUR: Construction of a new government hospital attached to the medical college in Kota city of Rajasthan has been completed with a provision of 460 beds in the three-floor building. The hospital has been constructed at a cost of Rs.24.50 crore, including Rs.8.50 lakh sanctioned by the Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project.

According to an official release here, the new hospital, constructed on a 21,000 square metre area, comprises six blocks and 26 wards and has all the modern facilities for health care, such as 20 operation theatres, an intensive care unit with 10 beds, faculty room, outdoor block, pathology, haematology and microbiology laboratories, blood bank and X-ray room.

In addition to a medical store for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, a gas pipeline system has been installed for supply of oxygen to patients and an accident ward along with a minor operation theatre has been constructed for those injured in road accidents. The release said the Public Works Department had also constructed a hostel at a cost of Rs.3.02 crore and an auditorium at a cost of Rs.2.94 crore on the medical college premises.