Rs 45m sanctioned for expansion of Polyclinic Hospital  



Members of National Assembly’s public account committee visited Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences and Poly clinic. Shahida Akhtar was heading the standing committee members.

While briefing the committee the poly clinic administration told that CADD Ministry has issued Rs.45 million to CDA for expansion of poly clinic.

According to details, the hospital is to be expanded to cover half the Argentine Park. Performance of the hospital would become much better with the construction of new blocks and more patients would be treated with better facilities. In addition heavy and expensive machinery would also be installed in which CT scan and heart diseases machines would be included, told administration.

Meanwhile, the members of PAC also visited PIMS. A member of the committee said that PIMS cardiac center should have opened three years ago. At that time total expenditure was estimated at Rs 1 billion and now it has been estimated Rs.3 Billion. The members of the committee also stressed to provide more facilities at the hospital and to meet the deficiency of staff. They also showed concern at the poor sanitary conditions in the Hospital.