PGI Chandigarh is the Third Cleanest Hospital of India | Wins KayaKalp Award

Here comes another pride moment for the citizens of Chandigarh to cheer, celebrate and make gala. After receiving the prestigious title of World Heritage Site to the Chandigarh Capitol Complex by UNESCO, it is PGI Chandigarh that has added one more feather to the glorifying cap of the city beautiful.

In extension to the clean city image, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh became the third cleanest hospital of India. PGI Chandigarh wins KayaKalp award. Not only this, the hospital has won the cash reward of Rs 1 crore for the maintenance of good hygiene.

PGIMER Chandigarh stood third after AIIMS, New Delhi and NEIGRIHMS, Shillong as first and second, respectively. Under the Government’s KayaKalp awards, AIIMS, New Delhi has won the cash reward of Rs 5 crore while Shillong’s North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) received Rs 3 crore for the maintenance of high standards of sanitation. Apart from this, AIIMS, Raipur, AIIMS, Jodhpur and National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (NITRD), Delhi were given Rs 50 lakh each as commendation award by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda.

The KayaKalp award scheme was first started in 2015. The award ceremony is conducted every year with an intent to improve the patient’s’ experience at hospitals.

About PGI Chandigarh

The PGIMER  Chandigarh was incepted in the year 1962 by late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister of Punjab and distinguished medical educationists. The Nehru Hospital named after India’s first Prime Minister, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru was inaugurated by Pt Nehru himself on 7th July 1963 who gave the institution his full support. The hospital was then originally under the Government of undivided Punjab. It is after Chandigarh got recognition as the Union Territory in November 1966, the Institute functioning under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, became an autonomous body under the Act of Parliament in 1967.

PGI specializes in

  • Providing high-quality patient care.
  • Helping to attain postgraduate medical education and to generate country’s highly qualified medical educators and practitioners in all medical fields.
  • Providing medical training in almost every branch of health fraternity.
  • Undertaking research work based on community.

Here comes another pride moment for the citizens of Chandigarh to cheer, celebrate and make gala. After receiving the prestigious title of World Heritage Site to the Chandigarh Capitol Complex by UNESCO, it is PGI Chandigarh that has added one more feather to the glorifying cap of the city beautiful.

In extension to the clean city image, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh became the third cleanest hospital of India. PGI Chandigarh wins KayaKalp award. Not only this, the hospital has won the cash reward of Rs 1 crore for the maintenance of good hygiene.

PGIMER Chandigarh stood third after AIIMS, New Delhi and NEIGRIHMS, Shillong as first and second, respectively. Under the Government’s KayaKalp awards, AIIMS, New Delhi has won the cash reward of Rs 5 crore while Shillong’s North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) received Rs 3 crore for the maintenance of high standards of sanitation. Apart from this, AIIMS, Raipur, AIIMS, Jodhpur and National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (NITRD), Delhi were given Rs 50 lakh each as commendation award by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda.

The KayaKalp award scheme was first started in 2015. The award ceremony is conducted every year with an intent to improve the patient’s’ experience at hospitals.

About PGI Chandigarh

The PGIMER  Chandigarh was incepted in the year 1962 by late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister of Punjab and distinguished medical educationists. The Nehru Hospital named after India’s first Prime Minister, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru was inaugurated by Pt Nehru himself on 7th July 1963 who gave the institution his full support. The hospital was then originally under the Government of undivided Punjab. It is after Chandigarh got recognition as the Union Territory in November 1966, the Institute functioning under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, became an autonomous body under the Act of Parliament in 1967.

PGI specializes in

  • Providing high-quality patient care.
  • Helping to attain postgraduate medical education and to generate country’s highly qualified medical educators and practitioners in all medical fields.
  • Providing medical training in almost every branch of health fraternity.
  • Undertaking research work based on community.

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