Up to date: October 23, 2020 3:38:24 pm
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday laid the inspiration stone for the development of a state-of-the-art 1,500-bed block on the Delhi authorities’s Lok Nayak Hospital, making it one of many largest amenities within the nation.
Situated in central Delhi, the hospital presently has 2,000 beds, all of that are devoted to Covid-19 sufferers in the meanwhile. The brand new block, Maternity, Medication and Superior Pediatrics Block, will likely be accomplished within the subsequent 30 months.
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“With the development of the brand new state-of-the-art block with 25 flooring, absolutely air-conditioned with modular OTs and different amenities, the mattress energy of the hospital will develop to three,500, and an extra block arising can have 300 extra beds. So, there will likely be a complete of three,800 beds, and that may make this hospital, one of many largest amenities within the nation,” Kejriwal stated.
Calling it a “world-class facility”, Kejriwal stated the hospital has stated that the brand new 1,500-bed block is to be constructed at a price of Rs 450 crore with per mattress price popping out to be Rs 30 lakh. “That is a lot lower than comparable tasks completed by the Centre or any state authorities, the place the typical price seems to be Rs 1.25 crore to Rs 1.5 crore per mattress. We get monetary savings and use it for the general public,” he stated.
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