NBCC (India) Ltd., a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of AYUSH for the construction of a 250-bed Ayurveda and Naturopathy hospital in Goa at a cost of Rs 267.81 crore.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Shri Yogesh Sharma, Executive Director, NBCC and Dr. Tanuja Manoj Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Ministry of AYUSH.
NBCC will complete the project in next 24 months.
Spread over an area of 50 acres, the All India Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy (AIIAY&N) Hospital will also cater to over 500 students every year offering UG, PG, PhD Degree. The proposed hospital will be divided into two categories – a 100-bed Ayurveda facility and a 150-bed Naturopathy IPD.
The Institute will also have the hostel facility for 67 rooms for Doctors and 91 rooms for 182 students in medical college for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy. Yoga facility centre will include Diabetic Clinic, Cardiac Care Unit, including specialized Yoga therapy room for 30 patients.
The foundation stone of the project was laid recently by Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik.
Speaking on the development, NBCC CMD Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, said, “NBCC has been a prime mover in Health Infrastructure sector of the country and has been undertaking several significant projects such as ESIC Hospitals, Medical Colleges & Hospitals of various State Govts. across the country. Ayurveda is India’s gift to the world and it should be promoted across the globe. NBCC strives to develop healthcare facilities that are not just state-of-the-art marvels of architecture but also promote India as a sought after healthcare destination in the world.”
The company has recently acquired HSCC, formerly known as Hospital Services Consultancy Corporation, involved in developing institutional and healthcare infrastructure projects. With this takeover, NBCC has further strengthened its healthcare vertical and expertise.