Nagpur: Finally, the kidney transplant centre at Super speciality hospital has got the required approval from Maharashtra Pollution Control Board on Tuesday. The public health department had not allowed the approval for the kidney transplant centre in the absence of the the relevant approval from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board. finally, the approval certificate on Tuesday .
It is expected that the first kidney transplant centre in the state’s government hospital will be functional in the next eight days. There are thousands of patients in the state who are undergoing dialysis treatment and many of these patients are awaiting for kidney transplant.
During the winter session of the state legislature in 2014, medical education minister Vinod Tawde had announced of opening of kidney transplant centre in the Super speciality hospital affiliated to Government Medical College & Hospital (GMCH), Nagpur.
He had then directed the medical administration to open the centre within three months. Union minister Nitin Gadkari had recently taken to task the public health department for its casual approach in getting the required clearances on time.