B'luru to have multi-specialty hospital for policemen: Home minister


Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-01-19 23:35 Bengaluru: The state government will build a multi-specialty hospital in the city exclusively for police personnel, home minister G Parameshwara said. The proposed hospital will be on the lines of command hospital of the armed forces. Karnataka State Police Housing Corporation Ltd and Infrastructure Development Corporation (Karnataka) Ltd will build the hospital, work on which will begin as soon as land is identified and acquired. Further, the home minister informed, a guest house for state police personnel would be built in the city. He said this guest house would accommodate members of Karnataka police who visit Bangalore for official work. The building will have multiple floors and 33 rooms. Its proposed location is Anand Rao Circle. Parameshwara reiterated the state government's commitment to the welfare of the 75,000-strong police team in Karnataka. He said the government intended to build about 11,000 houses for policemen and their families, of which more than 5,000 have already been built. He said work on the construction of the remaining houses would begin shortly. Other proposed work: A public school at Koramangala   Corporate office for KSPH and IDCL on MG Road   Senior police officers' quarters   Upgrading police officers' canteen   Command centre