The chief minister additionally hailed the “corona warriors” of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital, who’ve both misplaced their lives or proceed to serve within the frontline.
Kejriwal after laying the inspiration stone of the Maternity, Medication and Superior Pediatrics Block on the hospital premises within the presence of Well being Minister Satyendar Jain, asserted that this will likely be a “world-class facility for the folks of the capital metropolis”.
“With the development of the brand new state-of-the-art block with 25 flooring, absolutely air-conditioned with modular OTs and different amenities, the mattress power of LNJP will develop to three,500, and extra block arising may have 300 extra beds. So, a complete of three,800 beds, and that may make LNJP Hospital, one of many largest amenities within the nation,” he mentioned.
The brand new 1,500-bed block is to be constructed at a value of Rs 450 crore with per mattress price popping out to be Rs 30 lakh, he mentioned.
“That is a lot lower than related initiatives achieved by the Centre or any state authorities, the place the common price seems to be Rs 1.25 crore to Rs 1.5 crore per mattress,” Kejriwal claimed.
The chief minister additionally asserted that his authorities within the final 5 years has completed varied initiatives in numerous sectors earlier than time and saved cash.
“The LNJP’s new block is to be accomplished in 30 months. However the heath minister (Satyendar Jain) has mentioned that their goal is to complete it in two years or 24 months solely,” he added.