During the 55th meeting of the Gajraraja Medical College Executive Committee held here on Friday, the Divisional Commissioner of Gwalior Deepak Singh gave instructions to carry out every work and innovations in the hospital campus keeping in mind the interests of the patients. A budget of Rs 44 crore was also approved for the new financial year.
Addressing the various officers and HODs of the hospitals, Singh asked them to prepare a masterplan for the entire complex of Jayarogya Hospital Group and to make provision and facilities for patients and attendants. He also asked them to include multistoried residential complexes for doctors and other staff and separate hostels for medical students in the master plan. He also emphasized on the point that every work in the JAH group premises should be executed keeping in mind the interests of the patients.
KK Dubey, Deputy Secretary, Medical Education Department from Bhopal virtually participated in the meeting of the Executive Committee held in the auditorium of the Divisional Commissioner's office here on Friday. The meeting was also attended by Dr. Akshay Nigam, Dean of Gajraraja Medical College, Dr. RKS Dhakad, Superintendent of JAH, Dr. Avinash Sharma, Head of the Department of Neurology, Dr. OP Jatav, Head of the Department of Medicine and Medical College's Administrative Officer Finance and Anil Sarashwat among others.
On the topic of the budget for the expansion works, Divisional Commissioner instructed that for the expansion of construction works and medical facilities in the JAH group, instead of relying only on the self-governing head, funds should also be sought from the government from the head of capital expenditure.
There is a provision to give budget to the medical colleges under capital expenditure by the government. He instructed the Dean of GR Medical College and JAH Superintendent to send a proposal to the government to get the supplementary budget. Divisional Commissioner Mr. Singh also instructed the officers to complete the recruitment of vacant specialist doctors in Super Specialty Hospital and Medical College by duly issuing advertisements and completing it as soon as possible under the prescribed procedure.
Other decisions taken during the Executive Committee, include providing space to SBI Bank on rent as per collector's guidelines, fixing an agency through tender process for washing clothes and entering into an MoU for Amrit store in the 1,000-bed hospital premises.