Lilavati plans another 300-bed hospital in Mumbai

Medical care provider Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre is planning to set up another 300-bed hospital in Mumbai at an approximate cost of INR 200 crore. “To mark the 10th anniversary of Lilavati Hospital, we are planning to set up a second hospital and a diagnostic centre in Mumbai,” Lilavati Hospital Vice-President Narendra Trivedi said. Lilavati Hospital is run by the family trust and has the capacity of about 300 beds. “The cost of the project to be approximately INR 200 crore but it can vary depending upon the cost of the land and also according to the type of equipments installed there,” Trivedi said. The Mumbai-based hospital is presently scouting for land in western and eastern suburbs of the city and expects to start construction by the end of the next year. When asked about how the hospital is raising funds, Trivedi said, “All the expenses needed for the hospital would be met through internal accruals.” Trivedi, who is here at the Capital to receive the most ‘The Trusted Brand’ award given to the hospital by Reader’s Digest and India Today, said the hospital has also taken a telemedicine project on an experimental basis. Lilavati Hospital has tied up with state-owned ONGC for the purpose and would provide telemedicine facilities to the medical centre located near rigs, he added.


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