Healthcare Scenario of Lucknow

Healthcare Scenario of Lucknow

Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Lucknow? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in Government, Private diagnostic centers that are available in Lucknow? 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 Lucknow, UP India.

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Healthcare Scenario of Lucknow

Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh and it has always been a multicultural city. Courtly manners, beautiful gardens, poetry, music, and fine cuisine patronized by the Persian-loving Shia Nawabs of the city are well known amongst Indians and students of South Asian culture and history. Lucknow is popularly known as ‘The City of Nawabs’. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.

Population Mix

Lucknow has a growing population and the influence of different ethnicities and cultures look likely to continue to grow in this city. Lucknow has an estimated population of 3.47 million. (2018)

The primary religion in the city remains consistent with that of the rest of India, with Hinduism practiced by 71.71% of the city. Islam is the second most popular religion in Lucknow, and the number of Muslims as of the 2011 census was 26.68%. Sikhs are 0.76%, Christians are 0.58%, Jains are 0.17%, and Buddhists are 0.10% of the total population.

Average literacy rate of Lucknow district is 77.29 percent & a sex ratio of 906 females. Lucknow in terms of per capita capital expenditure stood at 9th place among major Indian cities.


Roadway: Several highways are connecting Lucknow with major cities of UP & also with rest of India.

Railway: Lucknow is served by several railway stations in different parts of the city. The main long-distance railway station is Lucknow Railway Station located at Charbagh. The city is an important junction with links to all major cities of the state and country.

Airway: Direct air connections are available in Lucknow to most of the major cities of country via Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. The airport is an international airport & has been ranked the second best in the world in small airport category.

Some Major Corporates in Lucknow

  1. Bureau Veritas India. Kanpur Road.
  2. Forbes Marshall. Gomti Nagar.
  3. Ashok Leyland Limited. Lal Bagh.
  4. Pfizer Limited. Gokhale Vihar Marg.
  5. Chopra Retec Rubber Products Limited. Hazrat Ganj.
  6. Xerox India Limited. Gomti Nagar.
  7. Nandan Alphakat Technologies Limited. Gomti Nagar.
  8. Exide Life Insurance Company Limited. Shahnajaf Road.

Growth Plan of Lucknow

The UP Govt. is planning for peripheral development in Mohanlalganj, Faizabad, Sultanpur, Kanpur, Rae Bareli Road, etc in 2011 but the state government later asked it to make a composite plan for the entire city (including peripheral development) till 2031. This would include government pet projects-CG City and cricket stadium and development of three Hi-tech and several integrated townships.

Healthcare Scenario in Lucknow

Lucknow has one Government Medical University, seven other secondary health care facilities and several maternal and childcare facilities to the vulnerable population. In addition to these the central government initiatives such as railway hospitals, cantonment hospitals and dispensaries and ESI hospitals and dispensaries are also there.

The other private facilities such as nursing homes, maternity homes, diagnostic centres and charitable institutions play a major role in providing health care to the public of Lucknow.

Major Healthcare and Research Institutes in Lucknow

King George’s Medical University – 2400 Beds

King George’s Medical University is ranked 4th out of the 345 Medical universities in India. It is also known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Medical University. It is a multi-specialty tertiary care hospital providing treatment & care in all the specialities.

SGPGIMS – 1050 Beds

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences was established in 1983. The institute offers excellent super-specialty diagnostics and medical care facilities. SGPGIMS is a tertiary care centre which treats patients from all over Uttar Pradesh & neighboring states and also from neighboring countries such as Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. This institute is an emerging destination for medical tourism. The Institute includes 146 intensive/high dependency beds. It has 24 operation theaters with state of art facilities. It runs 115 outpatient clinics of different specialties every week.

Major Hospitals in Lucknow

Sahara Hospital – 378 beds

An initiative of Sahara India Pariwar, the Sahara Hospital ranks amongst the top hospitals in Lucknow providing super specialty patient care and treatment. It has 378 beds available with plan of expansion upto 554 beds. 131 beds are dedicated for critical care.

Mayo Hospital – 300 beds

Mayo Hospital is ranked amongst the most popular medical care destinations in Lucknow. It boasts of a respected panel of experienced doctors and adopts all modern advancements related to every aspect of surgery and medicine including Neuroscience, cardiology, Renal Science, Orthopaedics etc.

Ram Manohar Lohia Combined Hospital – 300 beds

The Ram Manohar Lohia Combined Hospital is established in 1998 & is known for providing treatment and care for varied fields of medical science. This hospital was initiated by the Uttar Pradesh State Government for catering to health care needs of Lucknow and surrounding regions.

Medison hospital

Medison Hospital, a multi-specialty hospital located on the ring road, Near Tedhi Pulia , Lucknow , started providing its services to the public Since march 2008. It runs well maintained Operation Theaters, and fully equipped 8-bed ICU and in-house laboratory to meet the diagnostic needs of the hospital.

Shekhar hospital

Established in 1985, A tertiary care super specialty hospital with 20 specialties, including all medical and surgical services in the field of Cardiology, Neuroscience, Urology, Nephrology, Gynecology and others.

Medwell Hospital – 50 Beds

Established in 2000, It is a 50 bed, multi-super specialty hospital having facilities like ICU, PICU & NICU & Dialysis Unit.

Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama – Vivekananda Polyclinic (Hospital) – 350 beds

A multispecialty charitable hospital focusing mainly on treatment of poor & middle-class people providing all the specialized treatments & modern diagnostic facilities.

Forrd Hospital – 100 Beds

It comprises of six stories with total covered area of more than 30000 sq. feet. Consists an emergency and day care area with 4 beds and a minor OT, 10 consultation chambers and an intricately carved out patient- waiting area on the centrally air-conditioned ground floor are the hallmark of this hospital.

Single Specialty Hospitals

The Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital and Research Centre – 150 Beds

It was started by the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, a not-for-profit organization in 2006 to ensure high quality and affordable eye care and eliminate curable blindness in North India. The multi-disciplinary super specialty hospital is totally equipped with the latest facilities to diagnose and treat all types of eye diseases under one roof.

Drain Areas

Primary Area

  • Mohanlalganj
  • Gosainganj
  • Bijnaur
  • Kakori
  • Barabanki
  • Juggaur

Secondary Area

  • Itaunja
  • Dewa
  • Mohan
  • Ajgain
  • Shivgarh
  • Haidargarh

Some Major Diagnostic Centres in Lucknow

  1. Ipsum Medicare, Sitapur Road
  2. Religare SRL Diagnostics, Lalbagh
  3. Charak Diagnostic & Pathology Charak
  4. New Lucknow Diagnostic Center, Aliganj
  5. Madhur Diagnostic Centre, Ring Road
  6. Dr. Lal Path Lab Ltd. Husadiya Chauraha


With nearabout 300 hospitals, Lucknow is emerging as one of the major centers to provide healthcare facilities in North India but still but the performance of the city on various health parameters is not encouraging. Uttar Pradesh contributes to the largest share of almost all communicable and noncommunicable disease deaths in India & it is also the most populous state of India so there is a natural burden on the capital of state, Lucknow to provide good healthcare services demanding improvement in healthcare infrastructures to provide affordable & quality services.

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