Ramanagara: A sum of Rs. 100 Crore has been sanctioned on a 5.20-acre land in Ramanagara with the capacity of 550-bed District headquarters.
The Super Speciality Grade District Hospital was inaugurated on Thursday March 2. Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar inaugurated the hospital.
District In-Charge Minister Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan, Former Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy, MLA Anitha Kumaraswamy and MP D. K. Suresh were present.
Earlier in the day, a Community Health Centre built by Toyota at Bidadi at a cost of Rs. 13 Crore was also inaugurated.
Speaking on the occasion District In-Charge Minister Dr. Sudhakar said that “The headquarters of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bengaluru will be shifted to Purohitahalli. For this, 270 acres have been identified, out of which 260 acres have been acquired.”
“A 750-bed Medical College will also come up on the Health University campus. Rs. 600 Crore has been allocated for this purpose. Rs. 300 Crore has already been released for the same purpose. In Ramanagara, sub-centres of Kidwai Cancer Hospital and Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital will also come up,” he said and explained that this is being done on the lines of K. C. General Hospital in Bengaluru.