June 8, 2017 09:20 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 8: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has decided to upgrade Bharatpur-based Chitwan District Hospital.
The MoH recently approved the proposed master plan of the hospital to invest more than Rs 6.54 billion and upgrade it to a 1,000-bed hospital from the existing 300 beds. As per the plan, the hospital will be converted into an academic institution to produce specialist doctors.
The ministry has allocated Rs 240 million for construction of separate buildings for hospital wards, academic block, building for the visitors, parking lot along with garden among other infrastructures, said former Health Minister Gagan Thapa.
The hospital will have its own oxygen plant and water processing plant. The hospital development committee and the government will jointly develop the hospital as a central hospital having all kinds of facilities.