UP fast-tracks medical infra in Noida

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 05, 2012 21:51 hrs

To improve health and medical facilities in western Uttar Pradesh, the state government on Monday fast-tracked the work on the proposed Medical University at Greater Noida and a Post Graduate super-specialty paediatric hospital and medical college at Noida.

Around 25 acres is to be transferred to the Medical University at Greater Noida, whereas the Noida facility would be developed vertically by increasing Floor Area Ratio (FAR) on the already available land of 7,000 sq mts.

The consultant for the Noida project would also be selected within two weeks to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR). The decision was taken at the high level review meeting by state Infrastructure & Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil Kumar Gupta here.

He directed Greater Noida & Noida Industrial Development Authority to constitute a purchase committee for procurement of necessary machines/equipment under the Medical Council of India (MCI) norms. He stressed that machines be purchased only on the recommendation of technical experts for optimal utilisation. “Development of modern health facilities and medical education institutes in western UP is a priority of the state government.” Gupta directed for faster transfer of land and construction activity along with the creation of necessary posts to start the medical institutes and facilities.

The under construction multi-specialty hospital at Greater Noida will be developed into a Medical University, while the existing district hospital would be revamped and developed into a PG super-specialty paediatric hospital & Medical college at Noida.

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