Indore: In a major decision for improving public health facilities, Executive Council of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College decided to increase 300 beds more at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital, the biggest government-run medical facility of the state, on Thursday.
This decision was taken by the EC chaired by divisional commissioner Akash Tripathi after a presentation on how the number of beds can be increased Similarly, approval for purchasing a blood decoder which costs Rs 1.85 crore was also given during the meeting.
Commissioner Tripathi instructed that the Public Works Department should quickly complete the pending construction work in MGM Medical College. “The construction work of 254 bed hostel for nursing students which costs around Rs 10 crore should be completed on the proposed time. Similarly, the construction work for virology and burn unit should be completed on time”, Tripathi added.
Dean Dr Jyoti Bindal informed that Government Cancer Hospital, MRTB Hospital and department of mental illness will be renovated while the auditorium of MGM Medical College will be inaugurated with the whopping sum of Rs 2.71 crores.