ESIC starts work on Rs790 cr medical complex
Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance has laid the foundation stone for the Rs790-crore ultra-modern ESIC Medical Education Complex at Gulbarga.
Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, Hon’ble Union Minister of Labour & Employment, presided over the function and Shri BS Yediyurappa, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Karnataka was the Chief Guest.
The ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) Medical Education Complex at Gulbarga, is being constructed on 30.4-acre plot at a cost of Rs790 crore. This complex will be built on the basis of green building concept. In short, this medical education complex will be a little self-sufficient Medical Township in itself. This will also cater to the requirement of medical and para-medical personnel for the country as a whole.
The establishment of Medical Education Complex at Gulbarga shall give a big boost to the cause of medical education in North Karnataka and the country.The complex will house ESIC Medical College, Dental College & Nursing College and a 500-bed super specialty ESIC Hospital.
This will provide medical education and super specialty Health Care facility to the ESIC beneficiaries coming under the jurisdiction of Gulbarga Division.The Medical College will have 100 MBBS seats, the Dental College 50 BDS seats and the Nursing College will have 40 students annually.
This Medical College and Hospital will also have the state-of-art design and facilities comparable to any other Medical College in the country.The hospital building will have 08 floors and the Medical College building will have 06 floors. The Hospital will have 12 types of ultra modern wards which will include ICUs/ICCUs etc.
There will be facilities for super specialty treatment like that of related to neurology, cardiology etc. There will be 12 Operation Theatres including 2 emergency Operation Theatres and 2 Maternity Operation Theatres.
The building will have a major lobby and advance waiting area which will have adequate capacity for all kind of patients with state-of-art facilities like water dispensers, coffee/tea machines, infotainment facilities etc. The building will also have an Auditorium, hostels for students, accommodation for faculty members, Community Centre and a Guest House for patients’ relatives.