Jharkhand : The Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (Asian) has recently acquired the 100 bedded Dwarkadas Jalan Memorial Hospital located in Dhanbad, Jharkhand.
Express reports that the Asian Hospital management plans to expand the hospital size to 250 operational beds by investing Rs. 250 crores in the facility and converting it from a basic secondary care to a high end tertiary care hospital.The memorandum of agreement was signed in the presence of Raghuvar Das, CM, Jharkhand, Directors from Asian Hospital, Anupam Pandey, Dr Prashant Pandey, CFO Piyush Nagori as well as CFO Piyush Nagori and Rajiv Sharma, trustees of Jalan Hospital
The hospital would be renamed as Asian Dwarkadas Jalan Superspeciality hospital. Speaking on the occasion, Dr NK Pandey (Recipient of Padmashree and Dr BC Roy Award), Chairman and MD, Asian Hospital said, “This is our first hospital in Eastern India. In the short term, we are going to establish services in neurosciences, cardiology and gastroenterology and apart from other specialities. We will also add technology to support the 250-bedded hospital for the people of Jharkhand.”Dr. Pandey added.