Shri Sis Ram Ola, Union Minister of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India today inaugurated the state-of-the-art ESIC Model Hospital at Jaipur. While inaugurating the Hospital, Shri Sis Ram Ola also informed the gathering that ESIC is also going to start its own Medical Colleges in Alwar (Rajasthan), Joka (West Bengal), Gulbarga (Karnataka) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). Shri Mange Lal Garsia, Minister of State for Labour & Employment, Govt. of Rajasthan presided over the function.
The ESI Corporation is committed to work for the welfare of workers and improvement in their quality of life and for providing all possible social security to them. For providing the best Medical services to the Insured Persons and their families of Jaipur area, the ESI Corporation contemplated this 100 bedded ESIC Model Hospital at Jaipur. This Hospital will be upgraded 100 to 300 bedded in near future. At present, there are about 1203 Employers covering about 1.88 lakh Insured Persons and 7.29 lakh beneficiaries in Jaipur, who will get best medical facilities from this Model Hospital. This Hospital is a long cherished dream of workers of Jaipur area, which has come into reality now.
The establishment of state-of-the-art hospital at Jaipur will immensely help the workers employed in the industrial belt. There have been around 5.65 lakh employees working in 32,720 different factories/establishments in Rajasthan. The multi-speciality hospital has been built up with an estimated cost of about Rs. 200 crores. The ESIC Hospital, Jaipur, is unique in its feature which is centrally air conditioned, with multispeciality facilities. The hospital has all the facilities comparable to any private corporate hospital in the country. It will provide indoor, outdoor, emergency and diagnostic services to the Insured workers of Jaipur in particular and of the State of Rajasthan in general.
The inaugural ceremony has the august presence Shri Lalchand Kataria, Hon’ble Minister of State for Rural Development, Govt. of India, Shri Mahesh Joshi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Smt. Jyoti, Khandelwal, Hon’ble Mayor, Jaipur, Shri Partap Singh Khachariavas, Hon’ble MLA and Shri A.K. Agarwal, Director General, ESIC.