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UP Govt Allocates Funds to RMLIMS’ Neuroscience Centre to Build Modern OT, Other

Written by : Nikita Saha

November 8, 2023

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In the first phase, 90 beds and three modular operation theatres are being constructed on the institute's new block. The theatre will feature an integrated system for modular OT and network connectivity.

The UP government has allocated INR 2.8 Cr to the neuroscience centre of Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) for the construction of a modular operation theatre and networking facilities.

The newly constructed theatre will be equipped with advanced technologies that minimise the risk of infection and are crucial for patient safety. Further, these theatres can be easily modified or expanded to accommodate new technologies or changes in surgical procedures.

In the first phase, 90 beds and three modular operation theatres are being constructed on the institute's new block. The theatre will feature an integrated system for modular OT and network connectivity.

This move seeks to provide a comprehensive neuro trauma and neuro emergency treatment under one roof.

Sharing his views, Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak said, "The release of this funding will accelerate the work at the neuroscience centre, ultimately providing modern treatment to serious neurological patients’’

Established in 2006, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (Dr.RMLIMS), is a medical Institute under the State Legislature Act located in Lucknow, UP.

The institute aims to provide holistic medical care including general care in various general, medical, and surgical specialties. Further, it also provides training in paramedical and allied fields. In addition, it caters both to the poor patients who are unable to pay and to the population that has the capacity to pay on user charges at a ‘no profit no loss’ basis.

Meanwhile, the state government has also allocated INR 1.47 Cr for Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (Civil) Hospital, Lucknow. The funds will be used to enhance its Outpatient Department (OPD) operations and to improve patient care and accessibility.

Additionally, an allocation of INR 1.8 Cr has been granted to the Nursing College at Autonomous Government Medical College, Firozabad University for furniture and INR 1.78 Cr for other services, ensuring a conducive learning environment for future nursing professionals.

Furthermore, the Gautambuddh Combined Medical College is set to undergo an expansion, increasing its bed capacity from 100 to 240. An allocation of INR 2.8 Cr has been made to provide the necessary furniture and equipment to support this expansion.

The government in order to strengthen the state's blood banking infrastructure, has allocated INR 22.87 Lakh for establishing a Blood and Component Unit at Pratapgarh State Medical College.

Further, last month, the UP government approved INR 10 Cr for 11 hospitals for infrastructural development. The allocated finances were focussed on several key areas, encompassing infrastructure development, the setup of dialysis units, and blood banks, procurement of furniture and equipment, and the installation of fire-fighting systems.

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