PM lays foundation stone of Ayurvedic hospital in Jhapa

Published On: August 22, 2018 04:40 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

JHAPA, Aug 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today laid a foundation stone of an Ayurvedic Hospital at Kamal rural municipality-7 in Jhapa. 

The facility going to be constructed by the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction under the Ministry of Urban Development will have 50 beds. It is said to have an emergency ward, an OPD, a surgery section, an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a pharmacy and pathology services. 

Earlier, nine people collectively donated two bighas of land for the construction of a building. A bigha is equal to about 6,773 square meters. 

The Department's division office plans to complete construction works by the next 22 months and it is estimated to cost Rs 172 million to build a two and half-storey structure, as said by project supervision committee coordinator Mani Kumar Bhandari.

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