4. Functions, duties and powers of the Board

4. Functions, duties and powers of the Board

4. Functions, duties and powers of the Board:

4.1 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.
4.2 For the performance of the duty set forth in Sub-section 4.1, the Board may carry out the following functions:
4.2.1 To arrange for the development of the Hospital.
4.2.2 To expand, build and maintain the Hospital.
4.2.3 To arrange for such means and facilities as may be required for the improvement in, and expansion of, the services of the Hospital.
4.2.4 To create such technical and administrative posts as may be required for the Hospital, and to engage employees on deputation from the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Health or the Institute of Medicine or to so appoint them on the contract service that their salary and allowances are paid from its own source.
4.2.5 To obtain assistance from international organizations, with the approval of the Government of Nepal.
4.2.6 To operate child health training programmes and to request the Academy of Medical Sciences for necessary support in the operation of such programmes.
4.2.7 To determine out-patient and in-patient medical services and laboratory and other service fees.
4.2.8 To determine the number of free and paid beds and the rate of fees for the same.
4.2.9 To make request to 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.
4.2.10 To submit annual reports of the Hospital to the Government of Nepal.
4.2.11 To carry out or cause to be carried out, such other functions as may be required for the implementation of the aforesaid functions.