The Public Works Department has issued tenders for a 150-bed temporary hospital to be built at a cost of five crore. At the same time, tenders have also been issued for 20, 10 bed hospitals and nine first aid centers. Construction of the hospitals is expected to start from mid-January.
In Haridwar, 29 hospitals and nine first aid centers are to be constructed under the Kumbh scheme. Preparations are underway to build a 150-bed hospital with high-level health facilities in Pavan Dham or Pantdwip. It will cost 2.5 crores to build this German hangar hospital. While Rs 2.5 crore will be spent on resources. A 10-bed cardiac care unit, a 10-bed burn unit and a 20-bed isolation unit will be built in the hospital.
Four ventilators will also be available in the CCU. A 110-bed general ward will be created. An emergency room will also be set up in the hospital. In addition, five 20-bed hospitals are being built at Bairagi Camp, Gaurishankar, Bhupatwala, and Rody Belwala. At the same time, the construction work of 23 hospitals of 10 beds will also start soon. Out of these, 12 hospitals will be built in all 12 centers. Apart from this, six hospitals will be constructed on the state borders and one each at Jwalapur, Haridwar, Motichur, Raiwala and Rishikesh railway stations.
15 million temporary covid care centers to be built:
A budget of 15 crore rupees has been proposed for one thousand beds temporary cavid care center. The center was earlier to be built at Jagjitpur in Kankhal. Now a building is being acquired at Bhupatwala for this.
Hospital will be built in Nilkanth for devotees:
A four-bed temporary hospital will also be built in the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in Pauri district. The construction of the hospital will also provide health facilities to the devotees who reach the temple.
High level health facilities will be provided to saints and devotees during Kumbh. Lonivi has tendered for a 150-bed hospital. While the Mela administration has also issued tenders for 28 hospitals. Construction work will be started soon.
– Arjun Singh Sengar, Meladhikari, Health