Siliguri, 24th July: Dr Susanta Roy, OSD of Department of Public Health, North Bengal, inspected the progress of the work of the Super Specialty Hospital at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital. Indrajit Saha, a member of the allotted organization and the principal of the hospital was present during the inspection. A meeting was also held on behalf of the health department.
It has been learned that the work of Super Specialty Hospital at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital premises started in 2015. Although the 150 crores worth project was supposed to be completed by 2019, it remains partially completed. The health department blacklisted two companies for not working properly. An agency was appointed by the central government to complete the work. The health department held a meeting and set a deadline of eight months to build a super speciality hospital.