ISLAMABAD – Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) has approved increasing the number of beds in the new under-construction block at the Capital Hospital here from 100 to 150 to provide maximum medical facilities to the people. A high-level meeting on CDA Hospital was held under the chairmanship of CDA Chairman Amir Ali Ahmed here on Tuesday in which all the directors including the project director and executive director gave a briefing to the chairman about the new additional under-construction block and the management of the CDA hospital. Chairman CDA while instructing the management in view of the increasing number of patients and public needs said that the number of beds in the under-construction block in CDA hospital should be increased from 100 to 150 in which male and female wards with 31 beds each will be constructed on the ground floor, first floor and second floor. In addition, two of the four VIP rooms would be removed and another ward with 30 beds would be constructed. In addition, the third floor of the block will consist of 19 rooms including angiography, ECG, ECO, EIT, OPD and doctors’ rooms. On the third floor, electricity, marble, ceiling and other development work is going on. Speaking on the occasion,
Chairman CDA said that it is appreciable that PC-I worth Rs176.611 million was approved in the financial year 2020-21, out of which 70 per cent of the work has been completed.
He also issued orders to accelerate the pace of the work, according to the CDA officials.