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Delhi to spruce up LNJP, LBS hospitals for CWG

By Staff
Google Oneindia News

New Delhi, Jan 14: In the run-up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games,the Delhi Government has decided to spruce up the Lok Nayak Jai PrakashHospital and the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital.

An official source said state of art equipment will be installedin the hospitals to ensure world class facilities are available there.

''The Government wants to ensure that good facilities be providedto the participants of the games.... and it is a must to have goodhospitals for that,'' he said.

The Government will soon announce a grant for both the hospitalsso that work on the prestigious project can commence immediately.

While the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, located in East Delhi'sKichripur area, will get a trauma centre besides 100 more beds, the NewDelhi-located LNJP will get additional doctors for the games.

The Government is also considering to construct new hospitals for the games in and around east Delhi, the official said.

''Some of these hi-tech hospitals will offer cancer treatment facilities,'' he added.

''Initially the government had set aside Rs 150 million for theconstruction of the hospitals, but more funds will be made available,''the official said.


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