Govt okays ₹10 crore for revamp of 4 hosps

  • | Tuesday | 21st November, 2023

Lucknow: The state government will revamp four government hospitals and embellish them with modern medical equipment making them patient friendly.The list includes district hospitals, Gautam Buddh Nagar and Siddharth Nagar (Bansi) besides Maharaja Chet Singh Hospital, Bhadohi and Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (Civil) Hospital Lucknow.Confirming this on Monday, an official spokesperson said: Administrative and financial approval have been given for the allocation of funds worth Rs 9.98 crore, and instructions were also issued by the government to complete all these proposed works expeditiously.He added that the hospitals were being upgraded as part of CM Yogi Adityanaths commitment to enhancing healthcare facilities.Officials concerned said a sum of Rs 3.25 crore has been set aside for government hospital Siddharth Nagar. Similarly, Rs 2.98 crore has been reserved for district Hospital in Gautam Buddh Nagar while Rs 2.36 crore for Maharaja Chet Singh Hospital in Bhadohi. For the hospital in Lucknow, Rs 1.47 crore has been set aside. The amount would be spent on purchase of medical equipment, furniture and furnishings, the spokesperson informed adding: Ophthalmic Operating Microscope is the main medical equipment for purchase in Lucknow Civil Hospital.We also published the following articles recentlyGazans confirm terrorists hide in hospitals, dress up as medical personnelVideos released by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) show Gazans in Israeli custody confirming the active presence of terror groups within Gaza hospitals and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society. The Palestinians, who were interrogated by the IDF, revealed that terrorists from groups such as Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad would hide in hospitals and even disguise themselves as medical staff. The IDF has so far interrogated 500 Palestinians in relation to these findings. The videos also show the terrorists using hospitals as a base for attacks and hiding weapons in hospital compounds.Stalin opens Government Dental College and Hospital in PudukkottaiThe Government Dental College and Hospital in Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, was inaugurated by Chief Minister M K Stalin. It is the third state-run dental college hospital in the state and has been built on 10.14 acres of land at a cost of Rs 67.83 crore. The campus includes administrative buildings, academic facilities, residential quarters, and other amenities. The government has provided modern equipment worth Rs 5.10 crore and created 148 teaching, non-teaching, and administrative positions for the institution. The Dental Council of India has approved the admission of 50 students annually for the BDS course.HC paves way for construction of 400-bed hospital by Apollo Hospitals in GurgaonThe Punjab and Haryana high court has dismissed a revision petition filed by Ujjagar Construction, clearing the way for Apollo Hospital Limited to construct a 400-bed hospital in Gurgaon. The court stated that the Memorandum of Understanding on which Ujjagar Construction based its case was non-enforceable since no money had been paid or invested. The court also noted that Apollo Hospital had invested Rs 438 crore in the project and held the land allotted by the government for healthcare development.

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