Chandigarh, Jan. 6 -- The new parking space for around 100 vehicles is finally ready at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).

The space has been developed near the extension block of the Nehru Hospital which has 334 beds, including private wards, and houses the in-patient wings of four departments-hepatology, ENT (ear, nose, and throat), radiotherapy and endocrinology-and rooms for 51 faculty members of the institute.

According to PGIMER officials, 13,000 cars, 10,000 scooters, 1,500 auto-rickshaws and 300 rickshaws visit the campus between 7am and 5pm everyday on an average.

However, there is parking space available for just 3,500 cars and 20,000 scooters. Officials said around 5,000 to 6,000 vehicles a...