Stone laid for 1,000-bed hospital

Published: 01st October 2012 12:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2012 12:30 PM   |  A+A-

Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals has expressed commitment to commission its Cardiac hospital at Dumduma in Bhubaneswar by 2014-end. The foundation stone for the 1,000-bed hospital was laid by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday. The hospital would be a step forward in bringing quality and affordable healthcare to the people from various socio-economic strata of the State, the Chief Minister said.

 Built with the support of the State Government, the project is expected to be completed in 24 months.

“The unit at Bhubaneswar would bring state-of-the-art technology and expertise to provide tertiary-level services in all aspects of healthcare,” Narayana Hrudayalaya  Hospitals chairman Dr Devi Prasad Shetty said.

 The Hospitals group has aimed at building large-scale health city campus with 2,000 to 5,000 beds in different parts of the country.

It has around 14 hospitals in 11 cities with a total bed strength of 5,700 at present. The group boasts of having performed the highest number of paediatric heart surgeries in the world.

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