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1872 Excerpt: ...the Civil Surgeon visited the Dispensary once. The
Native Doctor, Narain Singh, is favorably reported of. DHURMSALLA
DISPENSARY, CLASS III. I visited the Dhurmsalla Dispensary on the
3rd August 1870, accompanied by the Civil Surgeon, Dr. G. Massy.
The building is still a small ill lighted, ill ventilated house in
the Bazar, which has accommodation for only two or three
in-patients. I am, however, glad to find that there is some
prospect of a new Dispensary being built at last. There is now a
Erection of a new Dispen Bary contemplated. balance in hand of
Dispensary funds, amounting to upwards of Rs. 1,400, which, with
funds from other local sources that are available at present, will,
in the opinion of the Deputy Commissioner Colonel Mercer, cover the
expenditure of constructing the new Dispensary. A site has been
selected, and a plan prepared, and it is proposed to commence
operations almost at once. I have seen the plan, but not the
estimate. The latter, I believe, has not been prepared. This should
be done, and the whole project submitted for the formal sanction of
the Punjab Government (Civil Department) through the Commissioner,
and Inspector General of Dispensaries. The plan and estimate have,
since this minute was written, been submitted and returned for
alteration. It appears to me that the plan which seems to have been
fixed upon, is a verv expensive one. It consists of two sets of
rooms with central passage all under one roof. The width of the
building is 30 feet. Were the two sets of quarters built entirely
separate, the cost of roofing would, I should think, be much less,
while the arrangement, so far as the reception and treatment of the
sick are concerned, would be better. No provision has been made in
the project for quarters for the Dispensar...
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