Gangtok Time Reports
Gangtok, Jan 14 :The 1000-bedded Multi Speciality Hospital at Sochaygang, Sichey in East Sikkim is spread over around 15 acres of land and building at a total cost of Rs 1281 crores in two phases. The phase I costing Rs 830 crores has been completed. It is an
The main block houses all general, surgical and specialty departments along with 11 major and 12 departmental operation theatres with the latest surgery equipments, MRI, CT and Revolution Evo 128 Slice CT scanners including OPG and DOPPLER medical equipments. There is a separate annexe ward building featuring 4 deluxe, 6 special single, 2 La Famme, 28 single and 36 double bedded cabins with fully furnished stores, medical record room, workshop, pantry and other services including doctors and nurses transit facilities in a single basement, ground and 8 storey, 8 moment magnitude resistant RCC building covering a built up area of 6876.33 sq mt.
This 100 bedded multi-specialty hospital is fully computerized with support service featuring water supply, power supply, incinerator and treatment plants as well as 300 seater auditorium with audio-visual instruments, a library and gymnasium.
There is also a 962 sq mt Ayush Block to provide traditional care in ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homeopathy besides amji. The hospital also has facilities of radio therapy with high end CT simulator, LINAC Braclay therapy equipment and a digital linear accelerator, installed and operated, under the guidance of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India. The complex also has a 119 beded Yatri Niwas with dining and medical room facilities and a Nursing College, which was inaugurated by the CM on 10 September 2018.
Phase II of the project costing Rs 451 crores consisting of quarters, police outpost, bank, post office and shopping arcade is under construction and will be completed very soon.
The State Medical College of which the foundation stone was laid by the CM in an adjoining land measuring 8.15 acres is of cost Rs 555.29 crores and will be established as per the MCI norms. The Multi-Speciality Hospital in due course will also be the teaching hospital to this Medical College. There are four major components this project besides internal roads and landscaping; a seven-storey academic cum administrative building with a total built up area of 17306 sq meters, modifications to the Multi-Specialty Hospital for teaching facilities, 15 separate residential accommodations for staffs and students and other infrastructural services.