Foundation stone laid for Chavakachcheri maternity home

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 June 2003, 17:31 GMT]
The foundation stone for the construction of a government maternity home at Chavakachcheri in the Jaffna district was laid Thursday by the Regional Director of health Services Mr.T.Sivapatham who was the chief guest at the event . The hospital complex was completely destroyed when the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched multi-barrel artillery (MBRL) attack on the town in 2000.

The Asian Development Bank funded North-East Community Restoration Development (NECORD) project has allocated necessary funds for this project, sources said.

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Market building in Chavakachcheri town (TamilNet library photo).
Dr.S.Ambihaipakam presided the event. Thenmaradchchi divisional secretary Mr.K. Ketheeswaran also participated, the sources said.

The government-building department has prepared a project report for the reconstruction of the Chavakachcheri government hospital complex at an estimated at a cost of 300 million rupees. NECORD has allocated 5.5 million for the construction of the maternity home.

North-East Emergency Reconstruction Programme (NEERP) has also allocated 5.5 million rupees for the reconstruction of the office building of the Chavakachcheri medical officer of health. Work on this project would commence shortly, a NEERP official told TamilNet.

 

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