New Delhi. Lieutenant General Surinder Singh, Army Commander, Western Command inaugurated the Married Accommodation Project (MAP) Phase – II at Suranussi and dedicated 180 houses to Other Ranks of Vajra Corps on June 29.
Constructed on six acres of land, the housing project comprises of 30 blocks of six houses each. Green building norms like rain water harvesting, sewage treatment plant and solar water heating systems have been incorporated in this project.
The project has been a long outstanding demand of soldiers and will alleviate their hardships due to paucity of married accommodation.
The Army Commander also visited Jalandhar Military Station and inaugurated an Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) Lab as part of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Centre being established at Military Hospital Jalandhar.
To meet the requirements of the armed forces fraternity, IUI Lab was made functional. This facility is expected to act as a nodal centre for patients belonging to the Northern region of the country.
The project also envisages establishing two more advance ART techniques to include In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intra Cytoplasm Sperm Injection (ICSI) which are planned to be operationalised in near future in next phase of the project.