|Kolkata: Camellia Group, which provides services in education, hospitality, industry, real estate and aviation, has announced its foray into the medical sector by setting up its first medical hub in Eastern India.|
The total investment for the project is estimated to be Rs 250 crore.
The medical hub named Camellia Institute of Medical Science & Research will have a 500-bed super-speciality hospital and is expected to generate employment for about 500 people in a phased manner.
The company is focusing on the rising demands in the healthcare space and aiming to transform BudBud near Burdwan into a preferred medical hub.
Till now, southern India was the most preferred medical tourist destinations, but the scene will change with this establishment of the Medical Hub.
It will have medical, dental and nursing colleges. The medical college will initially start with 100 admissions in MBBS programme which will gradually be increased to post graduate level teaching and research.
The dental college will offer Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) programme and gradually introduce Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) programme with specialisation in all branches of modern dentistry.
These apart, the college will have specialised dental chairs for carrying out state of the art research in dentistry.
Camellia College of Nursing is another ambitious venture in proposed hub.
The college will offer programmes like general nursing and midwifery (GNM), BSc–nursing and MSc-nursing.
The college will collaborate with nursing institutes abroad.
The hospital is expected to attract patients from adjoining states and countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal.