The Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri at the inauguration ceremony on April 10 in Nepal (Image Source: Embassy of India, Kathmandu)
The Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri at the inauguration ceremony on April 10 in Nepal (Image Source: Embassy of India, Kathmandu)

India builds maternity hospital in Nepal's Siraha

ANI | Updated: Apr 10, 2019 18:13 IST

Siraha [Nepal], Apr 10 (ANI): The Chandra Narayan Yadav Memorial Maternity Hospital, made on an Indian grant of Nepalese Rupees 26.90 million, was inaugurated by Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, here on Wednesday.
The 25-bedded maternity hospital is built to provide access to maternity and health care services to the people of 50 village development committees (VDC) in and around the district of Siraha.
Constructed through a Government of India grant, the hospital is equipped with ultrasound facilities, a blood bank, an emergency room, ICU, CCU, major OT, a minor OT, and other basic facilities.
The hospital is being run by the Chandra Narayan Yadav Memorial Trust under the principle of no profit/no loss basis. The newly built infrastructure will help reduce the maternal and child mortality rate in the region.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by numerous political and community leaders, including the Nepali Congress central committee member and chairman of Chandra Narayan Memorial Trust, Sita Devi Yadav. (ANI)

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