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Construction of parking lot at IGMC, Shimla: Himachal HC seeks govt's report within two weeks

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The High Court today took a serious note of indifferent, callous and uncaring approach of planners and authorities regarding construction of parking at Medical College (IGMC) here and directed the to file a report within two weeks.

A division bench of Acting and Justice also asked the to indicate complete details about vehicles owned and parked by doctors and employees in and around IGMC and approximate inflow of patients and visitors to the medical college.

The was also asked to inform the court within what time frame parking proposed to be constructed near IGMC under shall be made functional.

In case the affidavit is not filed by the due date, the chief secretary shall personally remain present in person in the court in the next hearing, the bench said.

The orders were passed on a petition filed by an highlighting the plight of patients visiting IGMC.

Since IGMC is only multi-specialty hospital in the state patients from entire visits it for their treatment, the petitioner said.

The petitioner further averred that due to paucity or non-availability of parking place, patients or their attendants are compelled to park their vehicles either on the main road or on the streets leading to IGMC.

He sought directions to the respondents to construct the at IGMC under 'AMRUT Mission' without any delay.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 22:25 IST