A comprehensive market report on Allahabad’s Healthcare

Healthcare Scenario of Allahabad

Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Allahabad? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in Government, Private diagnostic centers that are available in Allahabad? Are you looking to find out which part of the of the city’s is best to venture in or what all facilities are available and what all should be planned for new setup? In this article Hospaccx Healthcare Consultancy has mapped all on major players in terms of medical facilities and healthcare scenario in Allahabad.

Allahabad, a large metropolitan city, is one of the oldest cities in India. It is crowned in ancient scriptures as ‘Prayag’, ‘Prayagraj’ or ‘Teertharaj’ and is considered the holiest of pilgrimage centres of India. It is situated at the confluence of three rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati. The meeting point is known as Triveni and is very sacred to Hindus. The Kumbh held in every six years and Mahakumbh in every 12 years at Allahabad (Sangam) are the largest gatherings of pilgrims on this earth. The total geographical area of the district is 5482 Sq. Km. The district is divided into 8 Tehsils, 20 development Blocks and 2802 populated Villages.

Allahabad was declared as a smart city in the year 2015 and the funds were provided by the United States of America.

Population Mix

The population of Allahabad in the year 2018 as per estimated data is 2.312 Million.

Hinduism is majority religion in Allahabad city with 76.03% followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Allahabad with approximately 22.63% following it. Christianity is followed by 0.68%, Jainism by 0.10%, Sikhism by 0.28% and Buddhism by 0.28.

Allahabad’s literacy rate of 86.50 percent is the highest in the region. The sex ratio of Allahabad is 901 per 1000 males.


Airway: The airport is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from the city centre and lies in Bamrauli, Allahabad. Air India’s regional arm Alliance Air connects Allahabad to Delhi. In June, 2018 Jet Airways will connect Allahabad to Lucknow, Indore, Patna & Nagpur.

Railway: Allahabad Junction is one of the main railway junctions in northern India and headquarters of the North Central Railway Zone. The city is connected to most other Uttar Pradesh cities and major Indian cities through Railway.

Roadway: Buses operated by Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) and Allahabad City Transport Service connects Allahabad with all the major cities of UP & rest of India.

Some Major corporates in Allahabad

Glass and wire industries are the major industries in Allahabad along with agriculture. Naini and Phulpur are the two main industrial zones.

  • Prayagbhumi developers private limited
  • Glowingcity infraproject private limited
  • Maa shubhayai foods private limited
  • Aaron agrotech international private limited
  • Mak builders private limited
  • Futurekonnect wealth management private limited

Growth Plan of Allahabad

IBM selected Allahabad among 16 other global cities for its smart cities programme to help it address challenges like waste management, disaster management, water management and citizen services. The company commenced working on solid waste management and power sector in generating renewable energy.

As a part of Smart City Project, Civil Lines is being developed on the lines of Lucknow’s Hazratganj. A sum of ₹20 crore (US$3,024,000) has been sanctioned to beautify all prominent crossings of the city. As per the plan, the administration proposed uniformity in signage and colour of buildings and a parking lot to be set up to solve traffic congestion. A 1.35 km long riverfront along Yamuna river would be developed by the Allahabad Development Authority, irrigation and power departments at a cost of ₹147.36 crore.

Healthcare Scenario in Allahabad

The Rural health Statistics figures reveal that number of communicable and non-communicable disease deaths are very high in the state. Of the entire country, 48 per cent of typhoid deaths, 18 per cent of tuberculosis deaths and 17 per cent of cancer deaths take place in UP. Not only this, UP has India’s second-highest maternal mortality rate after Assam. Being a major city of UP, the story is same for Allahabad lacking in good healthcare infrastructure.

Government Medical College in Allahabad

Motilal Nehru Medical College: A government medical college, established in 1961 & recognized by MCI has a intake capacity of 150 UG seats & several PG seats.

Government Hospitals

Kamla Nehru Memorial Hospital – 306 beds

Established in 1941, is a non-profit, non-government trust organization that is managed by the Gandhi-Nehru family. KNMH is a multi-specialty tertiary care hospital having specialists of every arena.

Moti Lal Nehru Hospital – 850 Beds

It came into existence in late 60s. It has 35 private wards, 44 part paying wards, 5 OTs, 2 emergency wards and a post-partum ward. All the investigations can be carried out here through the in-house laboratories.

Maa Sharda Hospital

It is a advance multi-specialty center providing diagnostic facilities & treatment related to all type of surgery under one roof.

Private hospitals:

Guru Jagrati Hospital

It has brought corporate healthcare culture for the first time to Allahabad. Guru Kripa Jagrati Hospital superior state of the art equipment and a team of renowned super specialists define the hospital. It is also equipped with advanced diagnostics facilities.

Dwarka Hospital – 100 Beds

It is multi-specialty medical center housing specialties like General Medicine, Obs. & Gyn., Pediatrics, Radiology & Laproscopic Surgeries. The hospital houses state-of-the-art equipments and makes use of the best technology in the medical field.

Jeevan Jyoti Multi Specialty Hospital

JJH has engaged in charitable endeavors across Uttar Pradesh regularly and frequently, through free medical camps, free distribution of medicines in rural areas, training of birth attendants in different blocks. The assisted reproduction unit at Jeevan Jyoti Hospital, namely Arpit Test Tube Baby Centre (ATTBC), consists of highly skilled and experienced reproductive specialists.

Yashlok Hospital & Research Centre – 50 beds

A multispeciality hospital well equipped with laminar flow ultraclean theater for joint replacement surgery, all orthopaedic and spinal surgery, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopic surgery.

Single Specialty Hospitals

Saket Maternity & Nursing Home – 150 Beds

It provides Hi-Tech health services with well-equipped hospital and highly experience medical professional and paramedical staff. Saket Hospital is providing all the Medical & Surgical Facilities.

Sitapur Eye Hospital – 1500 beds

Hospital in Sitapur is a 1000 bed facility and has more than 1500 beds amongst the rest of its 32 branches all over. Sitapur Eye Hospital is equipped with world class facilities and instruments and continues to provide the best eye care at the lowest price possible in India.

Drain Areas

  • Primary Area
  • Subedarganj
  • Sikandra
  • Handia
  • Shankargarh
  • Raniganj, etc.

Secondary Area

  • Jaunpur
  • Mirzapur
  • Mau
  • Handia
  • Pratapgarh
  • Bhadohi, etc.

Some major Diagnostic Centres in Allahabad

  1. Kirti Scanning Centre
  2. Allahabad Diagnostic Centre
  3. Advance Diagnostic Centre
  4. Kohinoor Diagnostic Centre
  5. Indra Diagnostic Centre
  6. Rajarshi Pathology centre, etc.


Allahabad, being the seventh most populous city, demands the best of medical services but unfortunately there are only few good hospitals & nursing homes delivering quality healthcare services. So to serve such a huge number of patients, a lot of effort with investment in infrastructure & manpower is needed. Thus Allahabad is providing lot of opportunities for new hospitals to come & serve the people.

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