Kolkata: Apollo Gleneagles plans major expansion, to invest Rs 300 crore on increasing bedstrength
Kolkata : Apollo Gleneagles, a part of Apollo Hospitals group, will invest Rs 300 crore to increase the number of beds in the next three years.
"The number of beds at Apollo Gleaneagles will be increased from 700 to 1,000 in the next three years. Typical cost for setting up one bed is Rs 1 crore," MD and CEO of Apollo Rupali Basu told reporters here.
The hospital is the largest private healthcare facility in eastern India.
Apollo had also acquired 51 per cent stake in National Hospitals at Guwahati which would be re-branded, she said.
Basu said Apollo Gleneagles is working towards making the first heart transplant in the city for which the hospital was taking baby steps.
For this it organised a meet of physicians from across the nation for discussing clinical advancements and innovation in various medical disciplines.
Head of the department of gastroenterology Mahesh Goenka said the hospital was willing to treat and diagnose patients by conducting tests in a single day like some other hospitals in the southern part of the country.