CM promises better medical facilities


    Jamshedpur : The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Raghubar Das on Saturday inaugurated CT & MRI Unit in Kantilal Gandhi Memorial Hospitals (Medica Jamshedpur).

    The new facilities were inaugurated as part of hospital’s first anniversary of the hospital in Jamshedpur.

    Appreciating the initiative of Tata Steel and Medica to provide better health services in Jamshedpur, he said that the Government wants private institutions to bring state-of the-art healthcare at affordable prices to the people of Jharkhand. He said that the Government will support collaboration that aims to bring the benefits of modern healthcare at costs that will be well within the reach of the people.

    Tata Steel’s ambitious road decongestion master plan that aims to facilitate safe, uninterrupted and smooth movement of goods and passenger vehicles in the city through long-term sustainable measures is expected to kick start soon.

    The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Raghubar Das on Saturday said that the State Government will give green signal to the proposed Eastern Corridor Project in Jamshedpur in next Cabinet Meeting. The project is Tata Steel’s road decongestion master plan, for safe, uninterrupted and smooth movement of goods and passenger vehicles.

    Through Eastern and West corridor the objective is to directly link the arterial NH-33 and state highway networks with the city and major industrial units through dedicated eastern and western corridors.

    The master plan involves construction of a dedicated corridor (eastern) directly connecting the steel city and its satellite areas, including major industrial hubs, with NH-33 by constructing a third bridge over river Subernarekha. A western peripheral road connecting Power House-3 with the Adityapur toll bridge.

    State chief minister, Raghubar Das who was in city admitted of the delay in commissioning of the road corridor project and assured that work at the ground level will start.

    Today KGMH is well established as a 150-bed multi-specialty healthcare facility providing advanced care using the latest technology in the areas of Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology Obstetrics & Gynaecology, ENT, Eye, Orthopaedics, Urology, Pulmonology, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery and Gastroenterology. The hospital provides round the clock emergency services and has 29-bed state-of the art critical care unit. The advanced dialysis Unit of KGMH has so far provided the therapy to 650 patients.

    Dr Alok Roy, chairman, Medica, said the diagnostic facilities, equipped with the most modern equipment, are set to receive a boost with the latest addition, the CT & MRI unit.

    The six modern Operation Theatres fitted with Hepa Filters and Laminar Flow facility, are customised for advanced procedures like complex Neurosurgeries and Knee Replacement Surgeries.

    During the past year the hospital catered to 47,542 outdoor patients and 4,684 indoor patients, while 2,157 successful Surgeries were also performed.

    In its second coming, the hospital has the backing of Kolkata-based Medica Superspecialty Hospital, a 500-bed state-of–the-art unit run by a group of healthcare professionals.

    Having started about 4 years ago, Medica has established itself as the pioneers in providing world class healthcare at affordable rates in eastern India and has multiple footprints in various cities.


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