Pune: PMC To Construct Independent Cancer Hospital

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Pune, 27 April 2021: The Covid-19 has underlined the need for a strong health care system in the country. Taking a lead, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to construct an independent Cancer hospital in the city that will be affordable and well-equipped.


This hospital will help patients from western Maharashtra including Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur, Solapur and Ahmednagar.


Cancer treatment is expensive and long term. Thus, many cannot afford the expenses. Tata Memorial hospital treats various patients on that grounds an independent hospital will be constructed in Pune.


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Plot identified in Baner

PMC has identified a 10,000 sq.mt. the plot in Baner where “Bharatratna Nanaji Deshmukh Cancer hospital”, will be constructed. Tenders will be invited for that.

Internationally acclaimed “Wamed”, company will give the logistic support to PMC. It has sent a letter to PMC and has shown its willingness.

Meanwhile, PMC has allotted a huge budget for the health care system for the city in this year’s municipal budget.

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Cancer hospital to be functional within a year

PMC is thinking of making the hospital functional in nine months. And for that Rs1 crore were allotted in the 2021-22 budget. After completing the technical formalities, PMC will start the construction”, said standing committee president Hemant Rasane.


Wamed is Austria based company

Austria based Wamed company has constructed over 1,000 hospitals across the globe. Similarly, has also provided over 2 lakhs of beds for needy patients. The company has implemented more than one thousand projects in 95 different countries. This will be the first project of the company in India.

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