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Bhopal: Old Hawa Mahal situated in Hamidia Hospital Complex will be removed

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BHOPAL: The 'Old Hawa Mahal' structure on the premises of the Hamidia Hospital, would be removed.

The state government has taken a decision in this regard.

Medical Education Minister Vishwas Kailash Sarang has issued instructions to remove the building termed Purana Hawa Mahal located in the Hamidia Hospital Complex. This will help expand the Hamidia Hospital.

Also, about 70 additional beds will be available in hospital. This will help in expansion of Block A. Apart from this, the facilities of traffic in the campus will be expanded. He has said that strict attitude should be adopted to remove any kind of obstructions. The minister said that FIR should be registered against anyone who obstructs the removal of structure.

Sarang said that the 2000-bedded well-equipped hospital of the state will become the pride of Bhopal. He instructed that the construction work of Block-B should be completed by March. He instructed to make garments used in hospitals like operation gown through self health group. 

He also instructed officials to start a helpline number for Hamidia Hospital for the convenience of patients. Attendants and family members of the patient will be able to get round the clock information about the patient’s condition through this helpline. He also looked into the status of the CM Helpline cases.

During the visit, he expressed displeasure over cleanliness on the premises. Subsequently, the minister issued orders to withhold the payment of the agency responsible for cleanliness, for two months. On this occasion Dean Dr. Aruna Kumar and Superintendent Dr. I.D. Chaurasia was present.