The hospital on a plot area of 4.67 acres will cost around Rs 90 crore
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar has initiated the process of building a 100-bedded Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) hospital by performing bhoomi poojan ritual at his constituency Bareilly.
During his address, Gangwar hailed and expressed gratitude for the efforts of central as well as state governments and also district administration for realising the dream into reality of medical needs of the people of his constituency.
In the statement, he also said this hospital will now ease the difficulties of IPs, who are insured persons of ESI scheme run by ESIC, and beneficiaries as earlier they had to either travel to AIIMS, Delhi or Lucknow for higher (level) medical treatment.
The minister has also announced that the facilities of this ESIC hospital will be made available to common people by charging nominal user fee.
He further said this hospital will be turned into a model hospital in future.
According to the statement, the construction of this hospital will be done on a plot area of 4.67 acres with an estimated cost of Rs 90 crore.
It will prove to be beneficial about 2 lakh ESI beneficiaries of Bareilly and nearby areas.
This hospital will be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as minor OT, resuscitation room, casualty ward, fracture clinic and X-ray.