Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde has stated that a special hospital for eye disorders will be developed for the mumbaikars so that they can get better treatment. An inspection will also be taken place to see if better treatment is been given to the patients.
The project of redevelopment of the new eye hospitals is in progress and it will be completed through the Mumbai Municipal Corporation and the construction would take place in 19 hospitals.
A meeting was set up today in the ministry to discuss over the concerns raised on health issues of Maharashtra. The meeting had the presence of Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan , MLA Sada Saravankar, Mumbai Municipal Commissioner, IAS Iqbal Singh Chahal, Managing Director of Mhada Anil Diggikar and others.
As per the reports, Mumbai Municipal Corporations have 16 suburban hospitals along with the other hospitals which are King Edward Memorial (KEM), Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital in Sion, Bai Yamunabai Laxman Nair hospital, Rustom Narsi Cooper Municipal General Hospital.
The suburban hospitals have approximately 3245 beds available which are working to make sure other patients are allotted for those beds. Many other hospitals will also be built which is Bandup Multispeciality which has started at Babasaheb Ambedkar super speciality hospital located at Nahur.