The Union Minister for Health and Family WelfareDr. Harsh Vardhan today visited the Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi to take a comprehensive review of the COVID facilities available at the hospital and furtherstrengthen these facilities. The Union Minister first visited the IPD Block where a 240 bed facility is being setup, to be operational withintwo weeks. The Union Minister then visited the Vaccination Centre where he praised the efforts of the hospital in vaccinating people in a very well organized, orderly and disciplined manner.
As per the instructions of the Union Health Minister,the academic activities of the college were shifted to the New Academic Block resulting in further enhancementof bed capacity at theKalawati Saran children hospital and Smt.SuchetaKriplanihospital that are attached with Lady Hardinge Medical College. The bed capacity at KalawatiSaran Children Hospitalhas been increased by 30 bedsand the bed capacity in SuchetaKriplani Hospitalhas been increased by 112 bedsby shifting of the academic activities.
The Minister also dedicated the academic block for COVID warriors appreciating their untiring efforts in fighting the pandemic and working tirelessly and dedicatedly for helping people in these challenging times.