Mayor moots idea of restarting Devadia Maternity Home

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 May 2017 10:27:44


Staff Reporter,

Nagpur’s Mayor Nanda Jichkar has mooted the idea of restarting Devadia Maternity Home and NMC Hospital in Minimata Nagar, which remained closed for the last few years.


Jichkar, while addressing a meeting of the Standing Committee, has directed the authorities to submit fresh proposals for rejuvenation of the hospitals. Private doctors should be consulted for improvement in services and regaining faith of people in services rendered at NMC hospitals. The proposals should be submitted with next 15 days and final decision on it will be taken by the end of this month.


MLA krishna Khopde, President of Health Committee Manoj Chaple, Vice-president Pramod Kaurati, Slum Development and Housing Committee President Chetna Tank, Vice-president Vandan Yengatwar, water Resources Committee Chief Rajesh Ghodpage, Gandhibag Zone Chief Sumedha Deshpande, Additional Commissioner Ravindra Kumbhare, corporators Pradip Pohane, Anil Gendre, Dharmapal Meshram, Shraddha Pathak, Health Officer Dr Anil Chivane and Dr Pradip Dasarwar, Executive Engineer Naresh Borkar, Assistant Commissioner Ashok Patil, Subhash Jaydev, Mahesh Dhamecha were present in the meeting.


Borkar gave a detailed information and terms for projects under BOT system. The hospitals can be developed like NMC’s Indira Gandhi Multi-speciality Hospital. Such a proposal for Devadia Matrnity Home has been submitted by Krishna Klhopde. Dr Chivane stated that the proposal for development of hospital in Minimata Nagar has been forwarded under National Urban Health Mission.