To provide best healthcare facilities to the residents of Rawalpindi, the District Health Authority would carry out work on seven new health schemes and uplift projects during the current fiscal year which would be completed at the cost of Rs703.253 million. District Health Authority Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Faiza Kanwal while giving details of the projects told APP that a mother and child health center would be set up at the cost of Rs33.253 million in the PP-18 constituency while a basic health unit at Dhoke Munshi Khan area would be constructed at the cost of Rs55 million in the PP-13 constituency. Similarly, Wah General Hospital would be upgraded to a district headquarters level hospital at the cost of Rs150 million in PP-20. Dr Faiza said that construction of additional rooms and provision of missing facilities would be provided at the Basic Health unit Kotha Kalan at the cost of Rs60 million in PP-13. She further informed that improvement of emergency services at Tehsil Headquarter hospital, Kahutta would be carried out at the cost of Rs100 million in PP-7. “Seven dispensaries including four in city Union councils, UC- 42, UC-43, UC-44, UC-45 and three in RCB areas include wards 2,3 and 5 would be upgraded in order to reduce the load on government-run hospitals at the cost of Rs85 million,” she added. The CEO informed that PC-1 of the up-gradation of Tehsil Headquarter Hospital, Taxila from 40-bedded hospital to 100 beds costing Rs220 million has been sent to the divisional development committee for approval. Dr Faiza informed that the Divisional Development Committee headed by Commissioner Rawalpindi had approved the establishment, up-gradation, construction and improvement of seven schemes in various constituencies of the district in order to bring a visible change in the delivery of health services.