Municipal hospitals, dispensaries and maternity centres will be refurbished as part of a plan to revamp MCD-run medical facilities, Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi said on Monday.
Addressing a press conference at the Civic Centre here, Oberoi said that for improving civic medical infrastructure, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will use funds from the corpus of Rs 117 crore — Rs 54 crore under the capital head and Rs 63 crore under the revenue head– it has received from the Delhi government.
The MCD, in a statement, issued later on Monday said the Delhi government has given the civic body funds worth Rs 117 crore to improve the health services under it.
The work related to improving the health infrastructure will be completed by March 2024 with the funds received from the Delhi government, the statement added.
Funds received under the capital head will be used in 491 projects, including the infrastructure revamp of seven big hospitals under the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), a civic-run medical college and primary healthcare centres, Oberoi said during the press meet.
Oberoi announced that a new maternity center in the Madipur area is being set up, with plans for it to be operational by November 2023.
The mayor said