Asia’s Largest Government Hospital charges only 10 rupees, shares medicines for free

A hospital is a health care institution that provides treatment in the best possible way to the patients so as to restore the health back to normal. During emergency cases, when someone’s life is at risk, without second thoughts, the concerned people will be rushed to the nearby local hospital by ambulance with immediate effect.

With specialised doctors, nursing staff and medical equipment, they try their maximum best to save people’s lives. That’s why doctors are considered second to god in India. The enhancements in technology have benefitted the doctors to treat more patients, which goes to show that technology has played a big part in the medical world.

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Due to medical technology innovations, the cost of the operation has increased to a greater extent, making it difficult for the people to pay a huge amount. Many people prefer private hospitals over the government hospitals. The poverty-stricken people would prefer a local government hospital to manage the expenses.

Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital is the largest run government hospitals in Madhya Pradesh, situated in the heart of the city of Indore in India. The hospital is named after Yashwantrao Holkar, Maharaja of Indore, the famous last Holkar ruler. It is Asia’s largest government hospital and the largest hospital till date in Central India as it was inaugurated in 1955. It is the first government hospital to be computerised.

This 8 storied govt. hospital gives special attention to poverty-stricken people under a central government aided scheme. For any treatment, the hospital charges only Rs. 10 rupees. The hospital has a tertiary care center, highly-specialised medical care for advanced and complex treatments operated by medical specialists.

Maharaja hospital has a total of 1200 beds with all the major medical departments such as surgery, radiology, anesthesiology, paediatrics, forensic medicine, medicine, obstetrics & gynaecology, dermatology, chest&tb, orthopaedics, E.N.T., ophthalmology and casualty, cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology divisions are under parent medicine unit.

Medicine department has 18 bedded MICU, 8 bedded ICCU, 5 hemodialysis machine, endoscopy unit, ventilators and so on. There are SICU, NICU, PICU, burns units and surgical super speciality units in this hospital.