Construction of hospital in last stage
Bhopal, March 27, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): The state government has undertaken a number of construction works of permanent nature for Simhastha at Ujjain from April 22 to May 21. One of these is multipurpose Charak Hospital on Agar Road at Ujjain. Its construction is in the last stage. Much brainstorming preceded construction of this hospital. Earlier, it was planned as 200-bed hospital. In view of Simhastha, number of its beds was increased from 200 to 450 for better treatment facilities for children. For construction of this 7-storey building, architect A.K.A. Consultants (India) was selected. Orders for construction of the hospital were issued on August 28, 2014. Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructure Board started its construction on October 1, 2014 on 29 thousand 455 square metre area. Construction of the building has been completed on March 15, 2016. Now, interior works are in the last stage. In the hospital, 4 large and one modular operation theatres of global norms have been constructed. In all, 10 lifts, firefighting equipments, central air-conditioner and solar water heating system have been installed in the hospital. A plant is being maintained in the newly constructed hospital to store gases used in complicated surgeries including oxygen, nitrate oxide, medical air, surgical air, anesthesia gas and vacuum pump. For supplying gases in entire hospital, 6 separate lines have been laid.