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500-bed IPD tower to be built at Jaipur’s Mahila Chikitsalaya, Sanganeri Gate

– Chief Minister’s key decision will strengthen medical facilities

– IPD tower, hostel construction and equipment purchase at the cost of Rs 117 crore


Jaipur, 26 June. Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot has been making key decisions with commitment for expansion and strengthening of medical facilities in the state. He has now approved a proposal to spend Rs. 117 crore to expand the facilities in Jaipur-based Mahila Chikitsalaya, Sanganeri Gate.

With the approval of the CM, a 500-bed IPD (Indoor Patient Department) tower will be constructed at the Mahila Chikitsalaya at a cost of Rs 85.57 crore and a new 100-room postgraduate hostel at a cost of Rs 21.43 crore. Medical equipment worth about Rs 10 crore will also be purchased here. As per the proposal, a 50-bed ICU, 6 modular OTs and underground parking will also be constructed as part of the IPD tower.

Regarding additional budget provision, Shri Gehlot has given approval to the Medical Education Department to utilise the amount sanctioned under Emergency Covid Response Package (ECRP)-2 of the National Health Mission. In the budget 2022-23, Shri Gehlot had announced to carry out various development works at the Mahila Chikitsalaya, Sanganeri Gate.

It is worth noting that a 116-metre high world-class IPD tower and other medical facilities are under construction in Sawai Mansingh Hospital premises. The total project cost would be around Rs 588 crore. With its construction, facility of 1,200 beds will be added simultaneously.

Health security of every family is being ensured by Shri Gehlot by providing free treatment up to Rs.10 lakh to the people through Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojana. Along with this, accident insurance of up to Rs.5 lakh is also being given to the families registered in the scheme. OPD and IPD facilities are being provided free of cost in all government hospitals of the state from April 1.


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