Budget allocation for city govt hospitals increased

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012 - 16:42

New Delhi: Budget allocation for central
government hospitals in the capital has been increased for the
coming fiscal, with AIIMS getting Rs 1,124 crore which is
nearly six per cent more as compared to the last year`s Rs
1,062.35 crore.

This is followed by the Safdarjung Hospital which will
receive Rs 467.55 crore this year, which is 27 per cent more
in comparison to the allocation of Rs 366.88 crore last year.

The next in the row of Central government hospitals to
benefit from budget allocation in the city includes Ram
Manohar Lohia hospital and Ram Manohar Lohia PG Institute of
Medical Education and Research.

While the former will get Rs 322.65 crore this year in
comparison to last year`s Rs 272.10 crore, the later will get
Rs 26.10 this year which is 78 per cent more in comparison to
Rs 14.66 crore of last fiscal.

With an allocation of Rs 61.75 crore in the coming
fiscal, there has been a raise of nine per cent in budget
allocation to the Kalawati Saran Children`s Hospital. Last
year, the hospital received an amount of Rs 56.22 crore.

The Lady Hardinge Medical College and Sucheta Kripalani
Hospital has been allocated Rs 223 crore which is 13 per cent
increase in comparison to last year`s allocation.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 16, 2012 - 16:41

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