A meeting of the NMCH Patients Welfare Committee was held on Friday with Patna Divisional Commissioner Anand Kishor on chair to discuss the development plan of the hospital.
Kishor said the hospital authorities and concerned department have been directed to this regard.
He said there would be 25 tables in the labour room and 50 additional beds would be created in the post operative ward. At present there are only eight beds in the labour room.
He said the Bihar Medical Services and Infrastructure Corporation Limited (BMSICL has been asked to complete all formalities by May 15 and start construction by the end of May.
BMSICL has also been directed to arrange endoscopy machine in the NMCH by June 15.
Among the other issues taken up in the meeting were immediate appointments of lab technician, dresser, X-ray technician, OT assistant, ECG technician and dialysis technician on contract basis.
Kishor also asked the hospital management to earmark the approved vacant posts and publish advertisement to fill up the vacancies. “The posts which are not approved, tender it for outsourcing agency through proper advertisement”, he said.
The meeting has also approved the posts for one bio-medical engineer and one mechanic for the hospital.
The Patients Welfare Committee has also granted a sum of Rs 40000 per month to emergency department of the hospital for providing medical aid and medicines to poor and helpless patients.