Bihar Coming up with 38 new Hsopitals

doctorBihar Government is currently constructing a new Sadar Hospital in every district of Bihar. This includes a 500 bed Hospital in 9 district , 300 bed hospital in 18 district while 100 bed hospital in the remaining 11 district. The number of beds has been decided based upon population of each district. These hospitals would be fitted with high end equipments and surgical facilities in order to provide better health facilities to the people of Bihar.

Government is also spending over Rs 100 crores for the setting up of 75 Bed Hospitals in 21 subdivisions of the state, of which hospitals had been constructed in 13 subdivisions.

The construction of hospital building has been completed in ten districts – Buxar, Kaimur, Banka, Kishanganj, Jamui, Sheikhpura, Supaul, Araria, Lakhisarai and Khagaria. In Khagaria, a new 100-bed hospital has already been inaugurated.

Health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey recently said that it had been decided in 2010-11 to upgrade 15 referral hospitals into subdivisional hospitals, of which 10 hospitals in Kaimur, Munger, Saran, Katihar, East Champaran, Nalanda, Gaya, Purnia and Madhepura districts had already been completed.