Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi or NCT, is a city and a union territory of India. It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometers (573 sq. mi). Delhi is the second wealthiest city after Mumbai in India, with a total wealth of $450 billion and home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires. Delhi is also the centre of the National Capital Region (NCR), which is a unique ‘interstate regional planning’ area created by the Capital Region (NCR), which is a unique ‘interstate regional planning’ area created by the National Capital Region Planning Board Act of 1985.
As per details from Census 2011, Delhi has population of 1.68 Crores, an increase from figure of 1.39 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Delhi as per 2011 census is 16,787,941 of which male and female are 8,987,326 and 7,800,615 respectively. Hinduism is majority religion in state of Delhi with 81.68 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Delhi with approximately 12.86 % following it. In Delhi state, Christinity is followed by 0.87 %, Jainism by 0.99 %, Sikhism by 3.40 % and Buddhism by 3.40 %.
Indira Gandhi International Airport, situated to the southwest of Delhi, is the main gateway for the city’s domestic and international civilian air traffic. Delhi has the highest road density of 2103 km/100 km2 in India. National Highways 1, 2, 8, 10 & 24 pass through Delhi. Delhi is a major junction in the Indian railway network and is the headquarters of the Northern Railway. It is well connected with all major states by railway.
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Growth Plan of City
2nd Airport in Delhi
India will build a second international airport near its capital city in the next four to five years, costing an estimated 200 billion rupees ($3.10 billion), the government announced on Saturday, to meet explosive growth in passenger traffic.
Healthcare in Delhi
The total bed capacity of medical institutions in Delhi was 49,969 as on 31st March 2015 for total 1188 (Govt./Pvt.) Medical Institutions (hospitals) working in Delhi. The number of beds in the Medical Institutions operated by Government of India, Delhi Government & Local bodies constituted as 21.67 percent, 21.65 percent, 7.59 percent respectively and beds in private nursing homes/ hospitals/ voluntary organizations was recorded at 48.39 per cent. In addition to the renowned government hospitals, Delhi has also showed the highest private sector participation in health sector.
Delhi’s hospital bed to population ratio is little more than half of the WHO’s recommended standard of 5 beds per 1,000 population, even though allocation to health sector under annual plans has significantly increased in the last decade.
The number of beds in Delhi hospitals increased to 49,969 in 2015-16, nearly 20 per cent more than what it was six years ago, according to the latest Economic Survey of the national capital released today.
The total number of hospital beds increased from 41,706 in 2010 to 49,969 in 2015-16 thereby also increasing the bed population ratio (beds per 1,000 persons) from 2.54 to 2.76 in the same period.
Per capita expenditure on health in Delhi has increased to Rs 2,999 in 2015-16 from Rs 1,243 in the year 2009-10.
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Major Government Hospitals players in Delhi are as Follows :
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences – 1766 beds
Located in Ansari Nagar in Delhi, AIIMS is also a medical research center established in the year 1956 and functions under the ministry of health and family welfare.
2. Safdarjang Hospital – 1531 beds
Safdarjung Hospital is a multispecialty teaching hospital located on the Ring Road, Delhi right opposite to AIIMS. Before AIIMS, it was the only tertiary care hospital in the entire territory.
3. Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narain Hospital – 1847 beds
The hospital is located in Jawaharlal Nehru Marg in New Delhi connecting all major railway junctions and areas in the city. The hospital attracts patients from nearby states such as Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and covers all major medical and surgical specialties.
4. G.B. Pant Hospital – 714 beds
It is an internationally recognised tertiary care hospital to treat heart, brain, gastrointestinal and psychiatric disorders. It treats more than three lakhs patients in its outpatient departments every year.
5. Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital – 1000 beds
The hospital renders round the clock emergency services in all clinical disciplines and is renowned for its neurosurgery facilities, Computed Tomography (CT scan) Burn care unit, Thalassemia center, dialysis unit which takes care of both peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis.
6. Red Cross Society Hospital – 750 beds
The Red Cross Society Hospital is located in Dilshad garden, New Seemapuri and is being co-ordinated by the Red Cross volunteer organization. It is a 750 bedded hospital with all leading specialties and super specialties and is renowned for its neurological center.
7. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital – 670 beds
The hospital is located in the heart of west Delhi, about 100 meters from Hari Nagar and is one of the best hospitals in Delhi for Plastic surgery, neurosurgery and psychiatry.
8. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital – 1216 beds
In a year hospital provides services to about 18 lakhs patients as OPD cases, admits about 67000 patients in Indoor and about 3 lakhs patients are attended in the Emergency.
Major Private Hospitals in Delhi
Although out of 100 percent 48.3% hospital are private healthcare player in Delhi we have tried to capture the major renowned healthcare player in Delhi some of them are:
1. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals – 700 beds
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is the First Hospital in India to be Internationally Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) consecutively for the fourth time.
2. Jaypee Hospital – 525 beds
Jaypee Hospital at Noida is the flagship hospital of the Jaypee Group, which heralds the group’s noble intention to enter the healthcare space. This hospital has been planned and designed as a 1200 bedded tertiary care multi-specialty facility and has commissioned 525 beds in the first phase.
3. MoolChand Hospital – 300 beds
The hospital is known for its Key imaging and integrated laboratory services for apt diagnosis of health conditions. The hospital has been accredited by NABL, the accreditation body for pathological services in India.
4. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital – 675 beds
This is a multi-speciality hospital with more than 450 doctors, finest operation theatres, state of the art intensive care units, and high tech laboratories to diagnose and cover most critical health issues.
5. Fortis Healthcare
With more than 9 medical facility fortis is one of the major privat healthcare player in NCR. The notable hospitals of Fortis are Fortis Memorial Research Institute; Fortis Escorts Heart Institute; Fortis Hospital, Noida and Fortis Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, among others.
6. Max Healthcare Group
Max Healthcare has more than 7 hospitals in NCR. Out of which major centers are MAX SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL, SAKET with 500 beds, MAX SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL, PATPARGANJ with 400 beds , MAX SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL, SHALIMAR BAGH with 275 beds.
7. BLK super specialty Hospital – 650 beds
BLK has consistently ranked amongst the Top 10 Multi Super Specialty Hospitals in Delhi NCR. The outpatient services are spread on two floors with 60 consultation rooms. All ambulatory services have been designed with intent to create dedicated aides for all specialties, with their interventional services in close vicinity.
8. Medanta- The Medicity -1600 beds
Medanta’s massive 2.1 million sq. ft. campus provides 1,600+ beds and houses facilities for over 22+ super-specialties, all under one roof. Each floor is dedicated to a specialization to ensure that they function as independent hospitals within a hospital and yet have the comfort of collaborating on complex cases
9. Paras Healthcare
Paras Healthcare, with 250 bedded flag ship hospital run # hospital in NCR . out of three healthcare infrastructure two hospitals are specialized centers dedicated to the Mother and Child under the Brand Name of “Paras Bliss”.
10. Cygnus Hospitals
Cygnus Hospitals has developed into a 10-super specialty hospital chain of medical excellence, with strength of more than 1000 beds, served by 1600 strong medically skilled workforce, providing international standard healthcare to over 1 million lives in smaller communities across north India. Out of 10 hospitals 3 hospitals are in Delhi.
11. VPS – Rockland Hospital
VPS Rockland, a part of VPS Healthcare group, an internationally renowned network of 19 hospitals in the United Arab Emirates and Oman is making inroads into the Indian Healthcare space by setting up a chain of multi-specialty hospitals in Delhi NCR (National Capital Region) India.
Three strategically located hospitals at Qutab Institutional area, Dwarka and Manesar embraces 800 bed capacity with a dedicated team of over 1000 employees including 150 world class distinguished Doctors and around 400 Nurses to build a fully integrated healthcare delivery system to provide primary, secondary and tertiary care services.
Medical Colleges in Delhi
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences – 50 seats
All India Institute of Medical Sciences is a medical college and medical research public university based in New Delhi, India. The Institute was established in 1956 and operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
2. Maulana Azad Medical College – 250 seats
This institute currently ranked 3rd in the country by India today & Times of India is spread over a campus in 122 acres. The college made a very humble beginning in 1958 with the erstwhile Irwin hospital (now the Lok Nayak Hospital) attached to it.
3. Lady Hardinge Medical College – 200 seats
The Lady Hardinge Medical College for women was founded in 1914 to commemorate the visit of Her Majesty Queen Mary in 1911-12.
4. Army College of Medical Sciences – 100 seats
ACMS is affiliated with Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi. The College is recognised by the Medical Council of India. ACMS came into existence in 2008 to address the requirement of providing quality under-graduate medical education to wards of serving and retired Indian Army personnel.
5. University College Of Medical Sciences – 150 seats
The University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) was established in 1971 as a Constituent College of University of Delhi. It imparts various medical and paramedical courses.
6. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College – 150 seats
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College is a medical college in New Delhi. It is attached with the famous Safdarjang Hospital for clinical teaching. The college runs under the umbrella of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
Major Single Speciality Hospitals in Delhi
1. Fortis Escorts Heart Institute – 285 beds
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has set benchmarks in cardiac care with Paediatric path breaking work over the past 25 years. Today, it is recognised world over as a centre of excellence providing the latest technology in Cardiac Bypass Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
2. National Heart Institute – 100 beds
National Heart Institute was inaugurated in 1981 by the Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, as the Clinical Research and Medical Care Delivery wing of All India Heart Foundation, with the aim of providing State-of-art Modern Cardiac Care to the financially impoverished section of society.
3. Centre for Sight
With more then 53 hospital in 32 cities . center for sight is one of the major player in eyecare in north India . Center for sight has more then 12 centers in NCR .
4. Indian Spinal Injuries Centre -178 beds
Sprawled over 15 acres of land with a covered building area of 20,000 square meters, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre provides a total barrier free environment for world class medical management, comprehensive rehabilitation, research and training in the field of spinal cord injuries. The hospital has 178 beds, state of the art intensive care units, five operation theatres backed by latest diagnostic and treatment facilities, 24 hour ambulance and emergency facilities.
Diagnostic Centre’s in Delhi
1. Accuprobe Healthcare & Diagnostics Pvt Ltd
2. Plasma Health Chek Diagnostics Pvt.Ltd
3. Quest Diagnostics
4. Modern Diagnostic
5. Star Imaging & Path Lab