Deputy Fadnavis Opens Hospital in Navi Mumbai, Emphasizes Medical Tourism Economy |
Navi Mumbai: Deputy Prime Minister Devendra Fadnavis opened the 310-bed Bharati Vidyapeeth Medicover Hospital in Navi Mumbai on Monday. He said changes are happening on a grand scale in healthcare. We need modern high-tech institutions for the benefit of the people.
DCM Devendra Fadnavis spoke on strengthening medical tourism and government’s various health-related institutions.
“The public will benefit from modern health care facilities. The medical sector is turning to medical tourism to boost the economy. Today’s healthcare uses cutting-edge technology and requires investment in these innovations. We are delighted to be able to provide Rs 5 lakhs health insurance coverage to the poor and needy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana of Maharashtra provides 2 Lakhs guarantee to the needy. We must also work in the health insurance sector. We must increase penetration, transparency, coverage and access in the health care sector,” Fadnavis said.
The hospital administration has claimed that Navi Mumbai will provide world-class medical services to those living in and around it and is a major milestone for healthcare accessibility in the city. Former Prime Minister of Maharashtra Shri Prithviraj Chavan, Dr. Vishwajeet Kadam, former Vice-Chancellor of Bharati Vidyapeeth, Dr. Shivaji Kadam, and Kulpati also attended the event along with other dignitaries.
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