Red Cross SARAI at PGI
On 30 January 2018, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a multi-storeyed 300 bed Infosys Foundation Red Cross Sarai at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh.
The Sarai was built at an investment of Rs 22 crore. It has been fitted with modern energy saving and energy-efficient equipment. The foundation stone for construction of the Sarai was laid on 9 September 2016.
The multi-storeyed Sarai consists of 300 beds, 36 dormitories and 13 private rooms. There are lifts and ramps available making it easily accessible for the differently-abled. There is a separate wing on the third floor exclusively for women.
Common areas include a 75-seater cafeteria, waiting hall and reception, administrative office, stores, lifts, service areas, etc.
The Union Home Minister also inaugurated the administrative block and auditorium in the government medical college and hospital in Sector-16.
The administrative block was built at a cost of 12 crore. It covers an area of 54,537 sq ft that has five floors and a basement. The auditorium was built at a cost of 4.50 crore.