New Rs. 35 crore Rippon Hospital complex in Shimla inaugurated
SHIMLA- New complex of Deen Dayal Upadhayay Hospital, Shimla is now open for the people. The new Rippon hospital complex was inaugurated by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on April 26, 2017. The new complex is constructed with an outlay of Rs. 35 crore, and it can accommodate 135 beds.
The new seven storied complex have central heating and offer all basic amenities including parking, chemist shops, blood banks, besides MRI and CT Scan facilities etc. It’s also expected to provide some relief from struggle for parking as the complex have two floor parking for the attendants of the patients visiting the hospital.
Now the total bed capacity of the hospital has increased to 300. The work for the new complex was in progress for past couple of years. The new complex is likely to decongest the hospital premises that was earlier dependent on the old building.
The CM also laid foundation stone of Directorate of Health and Family Welfare at Parimahal in Kasumpti to cost Rs. 14.11 crore. The six storied complex will also house parking, canteen, conference hall, etc.