The Delhi Government has plans to expand more medical facilities in four hospitals and to set-up 58 new Mohalla Clinics.
Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LJPN) Hospital is set to get over 500 beds in the ICU, as compared to 90 beds at present.
Others hospitals in the expansion plan are “DR Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, Guru Gobind Singh Hospital, and Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital.
LJPN hospital will follow the international norm for Intensive Care Units (ICU), which is one ICU bed for every 12 beds.
The casualty ward will also be remodeled at an approximate amount of Rs 250 crore. Under this plan, a block will be constructed medical, pediatric, and maternity wings at a cost of another Rs 700 crore.
The proposal for increasing the number of beds to 4,000 is yet to be finalised.
Guru Gobind Singh Hospital will get a new block at an estimated cost of Rs 172.03 crore. It will help increase the bed capacity to 572 from 100.
Dr. Baba Sahib Ambedkar Hospital has also got approvals for expansion at a cost of Rs 194.91 crore. It will increase bed capacity from 500 to 963.
Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital will get a Trauma Centre and a Utility Block at an estimated cost of Rs 117.78 crore. It will increase the bed capacity to 662 from 300.
Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal has directed the officials and stakeholders to conduct the inspection of the sites by this week.