Delhi govt’s mega health infra expansion: Hospitals bed capacity to be expanded by over 120 pc

TIL Desk/National/New Delhi/ Work is underway to augment the capacity of Delhi government-run hospitals by over 120 per cent, the AAP dispensation on Tuesday said while asserting that the expansion project was the “largest programme” in the world for improving access to healthcare.

On the directions of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday submitted a report to him on the status of Delhi government’s programme for expansion of public health infrastructure, officials said.

“The report states that in addition to the existing capacity of 11,353 beds in 38 Delhi government hospitals, a total capacity of 13,899 beds is being added. Three hospitals, with a capacity of approximately 2,800 beds, are set to open in the next six months,” the Delhi government said in a statement.

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