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MRPL extends Rs 21 crore for Lady Goschen Hospital project

A.J Vinayak Mangalore | Updated on March 18, 2013 Published on March 18, 2013

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) will construct the Government Lady Goschen Hospital in Mangalore as part of its corporate social responsibility.

The Union Petroleum Minister, Veerappa Moily, laid the foundation stone for this project, along with the Karnataka Chief Minister, Jagadish Shettar, in Mangalore on Monday.

To be built at a cost of Rs 21.70 crore, the hospital will come up on 12000 sq ft of area in the next three years.

The 162-year-old Lady Goschen Hospital caters to the healthcare needs of patients from poorer section of society. 

KNY Associates, New Delhi, has been appointed as the official architects by the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district for the renovation project, and Krishna Shelters Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, has won the construction bid contract for the five-floor project.

As per the schedules drawn by the architect, this project will take about 18 to 24 months for completion.

Sudhir Vasudeva, Chairman of ONGC-MRPL, was present on the occasion.

As per the records of Lady Goshen Hospital, the hospital attends more than 6000 to 7000 delivery cases in a calendar year.  Nearly 75,000 patients are admitted as in patients for treatment and nearly 1.5 lakh patients are treated as outpatients in a year.

vinayak.aj@thehindu.co.in

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Published on March 18, 2013
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