- Ezrela Dalidia Fanai, NET Correspondent, Mizoram
Director General of Police (DGP) of Mizoram – Devesh Chandra Srivastva, IPS today inaugurated the new Police Hospital building at 1st Bn. MAP complex, Armed Veng in Aizawl.
The ceremony was attended by senior police officials from the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), local council members from nearby Armed Veng & Armed Veng South, as well as doctors and hospital staff.
The facility was constructed under the 2018-2019 NEDP program undertaken by the UD&PA department of the Government of Mizoram. Its construction work began on November 1, 2019 and was expected to be completed by April 2022.
However, the COVID-19 pandemic and other constraints have delayed construction work. The construction of the building was completed with a sanction amount of Rs. 70,000,000. The new building covers an area of 34 x 22 feet with a basement, ground floor and 1st floor.
The hospital is currently occupied by a doctor from 3rd Bn. MAP, five staff nurses (3 permanent and 2 attached), two laboratory technicians (1 permanent and 1 attached), 1 pharmacist and fifteen other support staff.
This hospital receives free of charge all serving and retired officers and men of this unit, their families and even neighboring civilians. The hospital also provides medicine to personnel on duty at border outposts. The Police Hospital offers the following medical facilities and tests: Hepatitis B&C (free); HB; Blood group ; H. Pylori; Typhoid; Malaria; Urinary ER