Published On : Sat, Aug 31st, 2013

Mayo Hospital to be developed on the lines of the prestigious AIIMS: Guardian Minister

Nagpur News: The Guardian Minister Shivajirao Moghe announced on Friday that the Indira Gandhi Medical College (Mayo Hospital) would be developed on par with the AIIMS, New Delhi.

Moghe reviewed various development schemes at a meeting held at Ravi Bhavan. NIT Chairman Pravin Darade, District Collector Saurabh Rao and NMC Commissioner Shyam Wardhane were present at the meeting.

The Guardian Minister further said that the Public Works Department (PWD) will carry out development of the Mayo Hospital in accordance with the NIT’s proposed map and plan. The Maharashtra Government will make available the required funds, Moghe said.

The Superintending Engineer V R Bangirwar informed the meeting that as the new construction progresses, the old construction would be demolished and in its place the new construction would take place. At present the proposed expenditure stands at Rs 125 crore which is likely to jump to Rs 155 crore, Bangirwar said. The Dean of the Mayo Hospital Dr P D Wakode apprised the meeting of the present situation of development. The NIT Chief Engineer Sunil Gujjelwar was also present at the meeting.

The Guardian Minister also reviewed the projects like Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum at Chicholi, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Center on Kamptee Road, and Buddhist Theme Park at Futala Lake premises. Moghe directed the officials to make special efforts in order to start works of these projects.