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Eternal Heart Hospital, Jaipur

New York-based cardiologist Dr Samin K Sharma is setting up their debut hospital project in the pink city

When did construction start: December 2008.

Time of commissioning: September 2010.

Location: Jowhar circle, two kilometres away from Jaipur airport.

Promoters: Dr Samin K Sharma and his wife Manju Sharma. Dr Samin K Sharma is Director of Interventional Cardiology at Mount Skyline Hospital, New York. He shuttles between Jaipur and New York.

Other hospitals of the group: The group runs the cardiology unit of SK Soni Hospital, Jaipur.

Total number of beds: 150 beds.

Number of beds to be commissioned in first phase: 150 beds.

Budget (inclusive of cost of land, construction and equipment): Rs 60 crore.

Type of investment: Equity and bank borrowings.

Corporate or Trust Hospital: Corporate.

Single speciality or multi-speciality: Super-speciality heart hospital offering treatment for all branches of cardiology.

Total area of the land: 7,500 square meters.

"We have taken subsidised land from Government of Rajasthan. The hospital has to offer 10 per cent beds for BPL patients"

- Manju Sharma
Eternal Heart Hospital

Total square feet area of the hospital: Approximately 2.50 lakh square feet.

Centrally air-conditioned: Yes.

Any subsidy taken from the Government and what is the arrangement with the government against that: Says Manju Sharma, MD, Eternal Heart Hospital, "We have taken subsidised land from Government of Rajasthan. The hospital has to offer 10 per cent beds for BPL patients."

About architecture: M/s Sincere Architect Engineers Private Limited, Jaipur.

Environment-friendly measures: Waste disposable management, effluent treatment plant, energy saving devices and heat resistance glasses.

Reason for choosing that Jaipur: No super-speciality heart hospital in this area.

Vision and mission: To create a centre, which offers highest international standards of heart care in an economically feasible method to patients all over India, neighbouring countries and other parts of the world, along with providing emergence care to the people of pink city."

USP of the project: "Dr Samin K Sharma who is internationally renowned cardiologist, renowned for doing complicated cases refused by others," says his wife.

About technology that is latest in the area: Rotablator, which is used in a type of catheter-based procedure called rotational atherectomy.

Number of clinicians and non-clinicians to be hired: Number of clinicians would be 50 and non-clinicians would be 125 persons.

Ways to market it: Net working of hospitals, Government and PSUs and insurance companies.

Future plans: To create such type of hospital in different parts of the country.



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