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Ensure 500-bedded hospital early: AASU

The All Assam Students' Union has asked Dispur to ensure the construction of the proposed 500-bed hospital in Sivasagar at an earlier date. The influential students organization sent a memorandum to Sivasagar deputy commissioner to make the government's stand clear on the matter within 15 days.


Te oil giant had decided to set up a multi-purpose hospital and announced its decision to undertake the mega project in Sivasagar. It also asked the government to provide a proper venue, which is yet to chosen.
AASU leaders in Sivasagar said that they submitted a memorandum to top officials of ONGC with a 20-point charter of demands, including construction of 1000-bed hospital in the district last year. The ONGC had assured us to fulfill our demands in phases and expectedly announced to build the hospital.

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