Published On:21 November 2011
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit inaugurates Alshifa Multispeciality Hospital of HWT in Okhla

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Miniter Ms Sheila Dikshit inaugurated the Alshifa Multispeciality Hospital on 20th November 2011 at 11.00 am at Jamia Nagar, Hospital Campus (adjacent to Jamaate Islami Hind HQ), Okhla, New Delhi.

After the inauguration, Ms Sheila Dikshit visited all the departments of the hospital. She appreciated the efforts of K. A. Siddique Hassan, Secretary of Human Welfare Trust, and General Secretary of Human Welfare Foundation an umbrella body of Vision 2016 program for providing such good infrastructure multispeicality hospital in this high density population area.

Expressing her desire to establish a maternity and government hospital in Jamia Nagar, Ms Dikshit said, “Due to non availability of land the maternity hospital has not been constructed yet but whenever we find out some acre of land then government will establish a maternity hospital or it will support HWT to start the maternity hospital.”

The inaugural function was presided by Syed Jalaluddin Umri, President of Jamaate Islami Hind and Chairman of Human Welfare Trust. He said that to care the patients is also a big Ibadat in Islam.

Prof. K. A. Siddique Hassan, Secretary, HWT, and architect of Vision-2016 program and the person behind the successfully implementing the hospital project expressed thanks to Ms. Sheila Dikshit, C.M. of Delhi, Safdar H. Khan, Chairman, Delhi Minority Commssion, Kiran Walia, Minister of Social Welfare, Delhi, Dr. Azad Moopan, Chairman, DM Healthcare, Mr. Sandeep Dikshit, Member of Parliament, Dr. Hussain, FMC, Chairman, Fathima Healthcare Services and Syed Hamid Hussain, Chairman, Human Welfare Foundation and Chancellor, Jamia Hamdardf for coming in this function despite of his ill health.

Prof. K. A. Siddique Hassan, Secretary, HWT, expressed thanks to all the contributors and donors who supported financially and all the way to complete the hospital. He said that now this hospital is of 40-bed capacity but soon the hospital will try to become a 150 bedded hospital.

He said that Rs 12 crore have been spent for constructing this hospital and further support of the philanthropist, well-wisher and donors is needed to make this hospital 150-bedded.

He said that in last five years of Vision-2016 it has established 40 schools and it is trying to establish 100 technical schools in different parts of India. He said that it has established some 6 national NGOs like APCR which has been successful for releasing 1000 innocent youths from jail, and providing pensions to old people, SBF is doing on disaster management work in different parts of the country and ten hospitals, 500 micro-co-operative society to benefit 73 lakh families and to start hundred of medical van in remote places are in proposal to open under its vision 2016 program.

Padma Shree Azad Moopan, Chairman, DM Healthcare, MIMS, offered to open cancer treatment hall and a high sum of money for the hospital project.

Dr. K. P. Hussain, Chairman, Fathima Healthcare Services said that disease come to both rich and poor and the responsibility of doctor is to treat both rich and poor patients. He also offered to provide dialysis centre and other diagnostic centre headed and with support of K. A. Siddique Hassan sb here in this locality of Jamia Nagar, Okhla.

She said that now the hospital has been inaugurated and will cater the health facilities of this area and the people of other states, next step is to cover the drain and construct the road so that the patients do not get any trouble while reaching to hospital.

The Chief Minister promised for providing every possible support form Delhi government for better functioning of the hospital. Ms Dikshit later said that there are some 146 hospitals in Delhi in which 33 percent patients are from neighbouring states. She said that there are world class government and private hospitals which are famous one but still some places of India are deprived of hospitals.

She expressed happiness over the affiliated NGOs of HWT working on microfinance and disaster management and said that the volunteers are being training but they need international standard training which is lacking.

She said that the Delhi Government is trying to start training programme at various places to impart skill development in people especially in women so that they can work in their homes and earn some money and this way they will be able to contribute and benefit society and country.

On this occasion, Safdar H. Khan, Chairman, Minority Commission requested Ms Sheila Dikshit, C.M. of Delhi, to start one ITI college centre in Jamia Nagar also so that the students can get technical education here. He said that three ITI institutions have been started. He also encouraged the people to give suggestion and benefit from scholarship given by the government annually for taking higher education and he expressed happiness over increasing interest among students for taking scholarship for continuing their higher education. He said that last year 41000 students received scholarship but this year the scholarships have been given to one lakh students for their educational assistance for continuing higher education.

He said that this became possible only by organising some 15-20 awareness camps at different places.

He also expressed thanks to Alshifa Hospital for organising health camps like blood donation camp, free eye check up, free diagnosis etc to help poor patients and giving the people health awareness.

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