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Govt's Dwarka hospital to be green, quake-resistant: Jain

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Health Minister Satyendar Jain today inspected the construction site of a hospital in Dwarka, which once completed would be a state-of-the-art building with eco-friendly and quake-resistance

"The hospital would be one of the best in the capital, and we are trying to complete the work as soon as possible. It will have green and proper garbage collection facilities," he said.

"It would also be earthquake-resistant," the minister said.

When asked about the delay in the completion of the project, Jain, who also holds the portfolio of PWD, said, "There has been no delay ever since formed "

The project was said to have been proposed during the late 90s.

On hospitals which are being built in Ambedkar Nagar and Burari, he said, "Those would be completed in one year time."

There are 36 hospitals under the government, including Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Hospital, the biggest among them, G B Pant Hospital, GTB Hospital, Dr Hospital and Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 22:32 IST