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Wenlock, Ladygoshen Hospital to be upgraded as regional institute: Health Minister

Wenlock, Ladygoshen Hospital to be upgraded as regional institute: Health Minister


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Dec 9, 2016: Health Minister Ramesh Kumar has taken  firm decision on the upgradation of Wenlock and Ladygoshen hospitals into  a regional institute.

Addressing media at DC office on Friday December 9,  Ladygoshen Hospital upgradation work is under progress  with the  MRPL taking the initiative under its Corporate Social Responsibilty scheme for which so far  Rs 18 crores has  been spent. Additional Rs 10 crores has been sanctioned to upgrade it into  a multi speciality hospital which is slated to be  inaugurated  on March 23, 2017.


Health Minister Ramesh Kumar


Health Minister Ramesh Kumar


Health Minister Ramesh Kumar


Health Minister Ramesh Kumar


Health Minister Ramesh Kumar


Health Minister Ramesh Kumar



He also said that tender has been called for the restoration works of Wenlock Hospital at an estimated budget of Rs 18 crores which has been sanctioned.

The problems galore in the nursing hostel in Wenlock premises will be taken  into consideration and  Rs 13 lakhs has been sanctioned for the same. Necessary  staff will also be recruited by December end, he added.

The Minister  inaugurated Spandana, a single window kiosk where 40 services will be available  under one roof. This centre will be convenient to the public in receiving and tendering applications with regard to all the 40 services.

District in Charge Minister Ramanatha Rai, Chief Whip of Legislative Council Ivan D Souza, MLA JR Lobo, Abhayachandra Jain, DC Dr KG Jagadeesha and others were present.


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