Dr. Ajay Rajan Gupta led Indo-UK Institute of Health conducted stone laying ceremony for the first Indo UK Institute of Health (IUIH) in Nagpur on 13 August. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis laid the foundation stone for Rs 1,600-crore Medicity, an integrated joint healthcare initiative of India and UK at the Multi-Modal International Hub Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN).
The IUIH programme includes the proposal for 11 new UK Indo Institutes for Health in India which, when fully implemented, would amount to investment in the region of Rs 17,600 crore into India’s healthcare system, accompanied by strategic clinical and training partnerships with the UK’s finest NHS organisations, universities and private sector companies.
Each Medicity is planned to include a 1000 bed hospital in close partnership with one of the UK’s leading NHS hospitals.
Second Foundation stone laying ceremony
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Union minister for health and family welfare J P Nadda and Union minister of state for health and family welfare Anupriya Patel, United Kindom Member of Parliament Andrew Mitchel and KCH’s London chairman Lord Robert Kerslake will participate in the foundation laying ceremony of King’s College Hospital, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh on August 16, in Vijayawada.