4. Functions, duties and powers of the Board

4. Functions, duties and powers of the Board

4. Functions, duties and powers of the Board:

(1) It shall be the duty of the Board to develop the Hospital by making it self-reliant by enhancing the standards of treatment and services to be provided by the Hospital, through provision of donation or assistance from various sectors.
(2) For the performance of the duty set forth in Sub-section (1), the Board may carry out the following functions:
(a) To operate and manage the Hospital.
(b) To formulate or cause to formulate the long term and short term plans for the management of the Hospital.
(c) To arrange the means and resources for the operation and management of the Hospital.
(d) To approve the budget of the Hospital. (e) To determine the service fees of the Hospital.
(f) To protect and maintain the physical property of the Hospital.
(g) To obtain assistance from international organizations, with the approval of the Government of Nepal.
(h) To formulate necessary policies on the provision of free treatment service to poor and helpless patients.
(i) To request the Government of Nepal to give preference to the candidates recommended by the Board for advanced training on the subjects related with the operation of the Hospital.
(j) To submit annual report of the Hospital to the Government of Nepal.
(k) To carry out other necessary functions for the implementation of the aforesaid functions.