"By 2016, the college and hospital must be restored back to its erstwhile glory, not only in terms of its infrastructure but more so in terms of its academic and research output," said Jung as he reviewed the re-development of the hospital.
The Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbia college and hospital celebrates its centenary in 2016.
During the review meeting, Jung was informed that the seats in the under-graduate programme in bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) have been increased from 44 to 60.
Also, the intake to the Bachelor degree programmes shall be through entrance tests for the new academic year. A Career and Placement cell has been set up in the college.
The officials said that both for OPD and in patients, computerised registration has started and patients can register online through health.delhigovt.nic.in.
Apart from that an area of 4000 sqm has been cleared of encroachments and the Public Works Department (PWD) has fenced the area and the illegal extensions too have been removed. The
herbal garden has been spruced up and is being regenerated.
Jung had sanctioned a grant of Rs 5 Crores on September 11 this year, following his visit to the hospital on September 4.
The grant is meant for a comprehensive restoration and renewal plan for the college and hospital, which includes restoration of the buildings, up-gradation and modernisation
of OPD facilities, in patient wards, laboratories and toilets along with computerization of all processes and augmentation of equipment and medicines.

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