New Port of Mangalore Gets 15-Bed Multi-Specialty Hospital at 170 Cr

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal, has granted approval for the modernization of the New Mangalore Port Authority’s (NMPA) 32-bed hospital to a 150-bed multi-hospital under a public-private partnership (PPP). Cost from Rs 107 crore.

“This (upgraded) hospital will provide quality healthcare services to port workers, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), retired personnel and their dependents, and non-NMPA patients,” a press release said.

This project will provide patients with all the amenities such as IPD facilities, intensive care unit, advanced diagnostic facilities (CT scan, MRI, etc.), multi-specialty services (oncology, cardiology, neurology and nephrology, etc.), emergency care, diagnosis, surgery and treatment a roof not available in the existing port hospital.

Three hectares of land identified by the Port Authority will be given to the concessionaire for the development of the project. The hospital will be handed over to the concessionaire for operation, which will be handed over to the Port Authority after the new multispecialty hospital is operational.

Quality health care is provided to people residing within 5 km radius of Panambur, Baikampdy, Kulai and Surathkal.

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