Over Rs88m released for nursing college, hostel repair

Our Correspondent
Monday, Feb 12, 2024

LAHORE: The Punjab government has released Rs88.6 million funds for the reconstruction and repair of nursing college and hostel of Ameer –ud-Din Medical College/ Lahore General Hospital.

Rs76 million for nursing hostel and Rs12.6 million will be spent on nursing college. According to a press release issued here on Sunday, Principal Ameer-ud-Din Medical College/Lahore General Hospital Prof Al-Fareed Zafar said that the nursing college and hostel buildings of LGH were constructed in 1962. Funds were urgently needed for the reconstruction of these more than half a century old buildings.

After the renovation, lecture rooms and a library equipped with educational environment and necessary facilities will also be available to the students, he added. He said that the key role of nursing staff in providing quality medical facilities in hospitals cannot be denied. While talking to the students during the inspection of the nursing college, he advised them to concentrate on their professional education and training with sincerity and hard work. They go directly to grade-16 job upon completion of their four-year degree programme, he said and added this profession is dedicated to the service of suffering humanity. Principal Nursing College Ms Maimoona Sattar was also present.