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Udupi : CM to lay foundation for new hospital promoted by BR Shetty on Oct 30

Udupi : CM to lay foundation for new hospital promoted by BR Shetty on Oct 30

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Oct 27, 2016: The state  Health Department has signed an agreement with the  BRS Health Research Pvt Ltd  to set up two hospitals with  200 bed and 400 bed capacity each in place of the existing District  Government Women’s and Children’s Hospital in  the city. Foundation for the same will be laid by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah  on October 30 at 2.30 pm.

BR ShettyInforming this to reporters here,  local MLA Pramod Madhwaraj said that as the existing hospital has only 60 beds  and was insufficient to the increasing number of patients, Dr B.R. Shetty has come forward to  construct the hospital within one year and offer free service to the poor. The 200 bed hospital will offer free health care sevice to BPL card holders, Universal Card holders and  those having medical insurance.

Charges would be levied to patients   only  in the 400 bed  Super Speciality Hospital as per the rates fixed by the Supervisory Committee  comprising the DC, District Surgeon,  B R Shetty and other  stake holders, he added.

The three sites measuring 3.88 acres, adjacent to the Hospital will be first leased for  30 years and then again for another 30 years. As the land has been provided by Haji Abdulla and the hospital constucted by BR Shetty, the Hospital will be named Koosamma Shambhu Shetty Haji Abdulla Memorial Women and Children’s Hospital, he said.

If the patients admitted to the charity hospital need higher treatment they would be offered the treatment  at the Super Speciality  Hospital, and if required free of cost too, Madhwaraj informed.

Nagesh Hegde, representative of B R Shetty, Dr Madhusudan Nayak, Surgeon, Dr. Rohini, District Health Officer  were present.

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Comments on this Article
Adithi Rohan, Bengaluru Thu, October-27-2016, 1:10
How long wil the project take yo complete this project?
Mohammed Zuben, Mumbai Thu, October-27-2016, 12:32
Tanks to MR. BR Shetty for initiative . But it is because of you we have finally up with it
Tanish Nair, Kerala Wed, October-26-2016, 11:42
Is it the actual budget of the hospital
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