Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare (HFW) Dr. Harsh Vardhan laid the foundation of Sports Injury Expansion Project at Safdarjung Hospital in the presence of Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State (MoS), HFW recently. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “I want National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to make a sincere effort to finish the work in one year as against the eighteen months stipulated by it with the target of building the best sports injury center in the world.”
He also stated, “Under our beloved and inspirational Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji, there is a renewed focus on sports and the government is encouraging it like never before. The charismatic Prime Minister has said that New India should also be a Fit India, and he has launched the Fit India Campaign to inspire people from all walks of life to adopt a healthy lifestyle.”
The Union Minister also said that under the leadership of our Prime Minister, we are aggressively moving towards setting up state-of-the-art health facilities with the best equipment, techniques, and buildings. “These facilities are comparable to the very best in the country and the world, and it’s not only in Delhi, but such facilities are being created all over the country,” he said. As we move towards the vision of the Prime Minister of a New India by 2022, health shall be one of the key determinants and components of our advanced country, he informed.
He further said that it shall cover every aspect of the sports injury. It will provide diagnostic, physiotherapy, rehabilitative, surgical and inpatient facilities, etc, to people suffering from sports and related injuries under one roof.
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