Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

LG Inspects Health Care Facilities at G. B. Pant Hospital, Makes Surprise Visit to Girls School/ Hostel

Port Blair, July 12: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) A K Singh, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM visited G B Pant Hospital and inspected the health care facilities extended to the patients in the hospital. He took a round of the hospital and interacted with the in-patients as well as out-patients, and inquired about the health care facilities provided to them by the hospital.

The LG also inspected the hospital kitchen and has directed the Authorities to prepare a plan for automation of the kitchen services so as to deliver more effective services to the patients. He further directed the Authorities to get a Radiologist in the hospital immediately and desired that the Hospital should become an institution worthy of emulation and provide best health care facilities to the people of Andaman and Nicobar islands.       

Earlier, the Lt Governor paid an unannounced visit to Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School and met the Principal and teachers of the school. He took a round of the school and also visited the Girls hostel and directed that hostel amenities for the inmates be improved and the new block’s construction expedited.

The Lt Governor intends to see most facilities first hand and meet a cross section of the people to understand the issues of concern. The Chief Secretary, Shri Anand Prakash and senior officers of the Administration were also present.