Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates 500-bed multi-specialty hospital in Vellore

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on February 05, 2021

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami   -  The Hindu

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated Naruvi Hospitals, a ₹600-crore multi-specialty hospital in Vellore on Friday. The Chief Minister inaugurated the hospital through video-conferencing from the Secretariat in the presence of the Health Minister, C Vijayabaskar; and GV Sampath, the Chairman of Naruvi Hospitals, according to a statement.

The 500-bed hospital has been built through a technical collaboration with ‘Henry Ford Health System’, a leading healthcare provider in the US. An agreement was signed in September 2016 to set up the hospital in Vellore. The super-specialties being offered include a wide array such as cardiology, endocrinology, medical gastro-enterology and liver diseases. The multi-specialty hospital will provide job opportunities for more than 1,000 doctors and other support staff in phases.

The establishment of Naruvi Hospitals is expected to give a boost to quality healthcare delivery in Vellore, which presently has just one big hospital – Christian Medical College that is popularly known as CMC.

Naruvi Hospitals also expects to attract and serve the thousands of people who go to big cities like Chennai for treatment.

Published on February 05, 2021

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