New facilities at Guwahati Medical Center officially opened by Assam CM

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated several new facilities at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday.

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated several new facilities at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday.

They include a new 850-seat auditorium, the principal’s residence, the attendants’ guesthouse, the boys’ hostel, and the nurses’ quarters within its premises.

Notably, the state-run Guwahati Medical College and Hospital was at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 and served hundreds of thousands of patients over the past two pandemic years.

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The Chief Minister of Assam said that as part of Assam Government’s initiative to transform Guwahati Medical College & Hospital, the 850-seat auditorium was constructed at a cost of Rs 6 crore with the support of Oil India Limited and 165-bed Vishram Sadan (attendant guest house) for Rs 13 crore with funds from Power Grid Corporation of India.

While the principal’s residence was built at a cost of Rs 2 crore, the boys’ hostel at a cost of Rs 11 crore and the nurses’ hostel at a cost of Rs 3.32 crore.

At the inauguration ceremony, the state’s Health Minister, Keshab Mahanta, GMCH Superintendent, Dr. Abhijit Sarma, and several other senior government officials were also present.

(Except for the title, this story has no editing by HW News staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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