President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated two hospitals, the revamped version of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Hospital and Heart Institute and a modern Sevashram Hospital in Gujarat’s twin cities of Ankleshwar and Bharuch, on Sunday.
The President, also unveiled statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Chandubhai Desai and Chhotubhai Purani and threw open a Gandhi Smruti Bhawan at the location where Mahatma Gandhi had stayed during his Dandi Yatra in Bharuch
The Sardar Patel Hospital, which has been developed by the Sardar Patel Trust with efforts of Ahmed Patel, MP, Rajya Sabha, Congress who hails from Bharuch district, will have all modern health care facilities. The new hospital will offer treatment to localities within Bharuch.
It will offer numerous medical facilities like radial angiography and angioplasty, besides cathlab, Intra-aortic balloon pum (IABP), elos facial and eco cardiogram. The hospital will have 14 permanent and 20 visiting doctors and has a 100-bed facility.
Besides Ahmed Patel, the President was accompanied by O.P. Kohli, Governor of Gujarat and Pradipsinh Jadeja, Minister of State for Home.