Prime Minister Narendra Modi fulfilling the promise of creating a New India. Prime Minister inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Science and Research in Ahmedabad.
Part of the Ayushman Bharat programme, this hospital will provide free of cost treatment to the poor. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that this Municipal hospital will prove to be a model for others to emulate.
Spread across 17-floors this hospital has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 750 crores. Run by the Ahmedabad municipal corporation this is a world class hospital with affordable prices.
Out Of 1500 beds,1300 beds are in General Ward and 200 beds are in the executive class. There are 32 high class Operation Theatres with 139 ICU bed. The OPDs will have 90 consultation rooms with 20 specialists to serve.
Wrapping up his round of the hospital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his thought via a digital visitor’s book.
In keeping with the digital India Mantra, Prime Minister used a stylus to sign on a tab. Addressing a gathering, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed Ayushman Bharat as a revolutionary scheme that has empowered the poor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the demand for healthcare is increasing because Ayushman Bharat. With this surge in demand, health services are swiftly penetrating into rural areas.
As a result there is huge scope for employment opportunities in the health sector. To keep up with this demand, the government is expanding medical education.
Since 2014 more than 18,000 MBBS seats and 13,000 post graduate seats have been added to the existing strength.