Press "Enter" to skip to content

Apollo to establish multi-specialty hospital in Jammu

Last Updated on December 28, 2021 at 7:30 pm

The Government of Jammu & Kashmir signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the world renowned healthcare company Apollo Hospitals for the establishment of a multi-specialty hospital in Jammu.

In presence of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, the MoU was signed between Ranjan Prakash Thakur, Principal Secretary to J&K Government, Industries & Commerce Department and Dr. Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd.

Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor Manoj Sinha observed the MoU is another major milestone for J&K.

“We have embarked on a new journey of development & socio-economic growth, which will take J&K UT to levels never seen before”, the Lt Governor said.

The Lt Governor said that J&K is the only UT/State in the country with universal health insurance coverage for up to Rs. 5 lakh per family. We are also having an extensive budget for the health sector.

More healthcare projects and MoUs are in the pipeline to ensure best healthcare within the reach of every citizen of the UT, added the Lt Governor.

In the first phase, Apollo Hospitals will set up a 250-bed hospital in the region. Well-known for clinical excellence, Apollo has a robust presence across the healthcare ecosystem, providing high-quality, patient-focused medical care.