Wednesday, May 12, 2021
News

Delhi to have 12 more government hospitals

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

New Delhi | Friday, 2013 10:36:00 PM IST
The Delhi government is set to built 12 new hospitals with total bed strength of 2,900, Health Minister A.K. Walia said Friday.

"The process to start the construction of hospitals in Dwarka (750 beds), Vikaspuri (200 beds), Madipur (200 beds), Jawlapuri (200 beds), Ambedkar Nagar (200 beds) and Sarita Vihar (100 beds) has been initiated. The formalities are underway for the remaining six hospitals," Walia said.

He speaking while laying the foundation stone for a health centre in Shakarpur in east Delhi. Area MP Sandeep Dikshit was also present.

Walia said the health centre would be constructed in a year at a cost of Rs.eight crore.

"It will provide OPD consultation, free medicines, basic investigations, immunisation and referral services to government and 42 major private hospitals providing free treatment to the poor," he said in a release.

The minister said five more health centres were being constructed in Vasant Gaon, Shiv Vihar, Pandav Nagar and Bindapur.

Dikshit said Delhi had just 12 government hospitals 15 years ago and now the city had 37.

--Indo-Asian News Service haz/sog

( 188 Words)

2013-03-29-22:16:18 (IANS)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
 
MORE HEALTH NEWS
Bharat Biotech supplying Covaxin to 18 s...
Body-count spurts at Kolkata crematorium...
Now, two dozen bodies found on Ganga ban...
Prioritise beneficiaries for 2nd dose, r...
No respite in Kerala as 37,290 more case...
Covaxin stock for 18-45 of age finished ...
More...
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Suspended, murder-accused Mumbai cop Sac...
2 die due to 'black fungus' infection in...
Several shops damaged in cloudburst in U...
Boy killed in grenade blast in Assam...
Panchayati Raj Ministry urge states to c...
Assam gets first woman Finance Minister...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Raj announces free ambulance servic... 
Williamson & Co to leave for Englan... 
Buffon to end long stay at Juventus... 
Rome Open: Garbine advances to 2nd ... 
Delhi govt to float global tender f... 
Japan expresses 'serious concern' o... 
O2 plant accounts frozen by Guj gov... 
Asha Negi takes a jibe at celebs po...