$20M contract approved for electrical repairs to West Dem. Hospital
Government has okayed a $20M contract for electrical repairs to the aging West Demerara Regional Hospital. The state of the physical infrastructure at the hospital has been a subject of much criticism in recent times.
A $41.6M contract was also green-lighted for the fabrication and installation of hydraulic ramp and retractor span for the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB).
During his weekly press briefing, Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon, disclosed that Cabinet had granted its ‘no objection’ to eight contracts in the education, agriculture, public works, housing and water and security sectors.
The approved contracts are as follows:
|Health||Electrical installation at the West Demerara Regional Hospital||$20.2M|
|Home Affairs||Construction of Coast Guard Training School – Phase 3 for the Guyana Defence Force||$24.4M|
|Education||Extension to the Salem Parika Secondary SchoolExtension to the LBI Secondary School||$42.02M$40.76M|
|Natural Resources||Supply and delivery of Office Equipment for the Guyana Lands and Survey Commission||$18.3M|
|Agriculture||Emergency works for rehabilitating Moleson/Jackson Creek sluice||$22.7M|
|Housing and Water||Construction of roads, drains, structures and the installation of pure water distribution network at Block ‘EE’Eccles Industrial Site, East Bank Demerara||$35.01M|
|Public Works||Fabrication and installation of hydraulic ramp and retractor span for the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB)||$41.6M|