PM Modi addresses students at the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University after inaugurating hospital

19 April 2016, 11:24 AM
PM Modi
PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the convocation ceremony of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University soon after inaugurating the Super Speciality Hospital. PM Modi today inaugurated 230-bedded Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super Speciality Hospital near Katra today. The facility has been set up by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at a cost of Rs. 300 crore at Kakryal, near Katra under Private Public Participation (PPP) mode.

Here PM will also inaugurate shri Mata vaishno devi multipurpose sports stadium today. PM is now present in shri Mata vaishno devi University. Security has been beefed up as the state is already going through a tense phase.

At the inauguration, the Prime Minister was accompanied with Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Union Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh and Health Minister Bali Bhagat.

According to reports, the hospital has more than 20 different streams of medicine and surgery, including cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, neurology, neuro surgery, nephrology etc.

It is fully equipped with state-of-the-art computerised diagnostic and treatment equipment including Linear Accelerator, Brachy Therapy, Gamma Camera, MRI and other latest equipments. The hospital has two well equipped Critical Care Ambulances. It also has state-of-the-art dialysis unit.

One of the novel features of the hospital project is the provision for rain water harvesting, solar energy utilisation, incineration of waste material, generators for power backup, and two sewage treatment plants, shopping complex, parking facility and various other required ancillary services.

The Shrine Board has an agreement with Narayana Hrudayalaya Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, which operates 32 hospitals all over the country, for operationalisation of the superspeciality hospital.

First Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 08:42 AM
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