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first_imgUpgradation of Tezpur mental hospital almost complete: SharmaTezpur (Assam), Jul 10 (PTI) The upgradation ofLokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of MentalHealth (LGBRIMH) is in full swing and its 336 bedded newhospital building is almost complete, Tezpur Lok Sabha BJP MPR P Sharma said here today.Laying the foundation stone of the Central Library andInformatics Centre building of LGBRIMH, Sharma said the newhospital with all the facilities for treatment of psychiatricdisorders is almost ready to serve the entire Northeastregion.A new academic building, cafeteria, hostels andresidential quarters have already been completed, Sharma said.A modern Central Library and Informatics Centre will be comingup at LGBRIMH.Sharma said the project was sanctioned by the Centreafter the submission of a memorandum to the Prime Minister andUnion Health Minister during the last Parliament session.Highlighting the importance of good mental health,Sharma said there was a need for a specialised centre in theregion.LGBRMH Director Dr Sailen Deuri said the InformaticsCenter will be one of its kind in the region with facilitiesfor teleconferencing, telemedicine and telecommunication.The estimated cost of the project is around Rs 23.43crore and would be completed within a period of two years fromthe date of commencement of construction, Dr Deuri said.A 100-bedded Neurology and Neurosurgery Block as wellas a Sports and Recreational Facility will also be coming upin LGBRIMH in phases for the all-round development of theinstitute, he added. PTI CORR ESBJM JM JMadvertisementlast_img

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