Sir Ganga Ram hospital celebrates 69th Founder Day

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City’s top charitable hospital Sir Ganga Ram on Saturday observed its 69th Foundation Day in presence of Dr. Jitendra Prasad, Additional DG, Ministry of Health. The hospital on the occasion also announced to start a comprehensive and holistic Cancer Care Center with 200 additional beds.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. D.S Rana, Chairman at Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, said, “The hospital has diligently followed in the footsteps of Sir Ganga Ram, with charitable activities at the forefront. We take pride in our strong emphasis on research and academics, which keeps us at the forefront and sets us apart. Here, we function as a cohesive family, and it’s crucial to maintain a clear vision as we progress forward.”

Dr. Ajay Swaroop, Chairman, Board of Management, presented the hospital performance report for the year 2023-24. Dr. Swaroop Said, “The charity and free work have been considered as the second pillar of Sir Ganga Ram hospital. In the financial year (2023-24) the hospital spent 60 crores on free treatment to poor patient. Sir Ganga Ram hospital is the biggest charitable hospital in India. Sir Ganga Ram has provided free surgeries for 2647 patients, 20,078 free X-ray, 2,238 free MRI and 2,661 free CT scan during the year 2023 to 2024. He highlighted the stellar performance of the hospital staff, excellent patient care, hospital’s commitment to charity and free work and hospital’s firm belief in academics and research activities.” He also enumerated various awards and accolades received by the hospital and Dr. (Prof) I C Verma, Doyen of Genetics, Padma Shri Awardee.

Mrs. Sujata Sharma, Vice Chairman, Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, paid tribute to Sir Ganga Ram, who was distinguished philanthropist and a civil engineer who established the prestigious Sir Ganga Ram Hospital with a vision to provide quality healthcare services to the community. Founder’s Day has also been an occasion when the hospital coumarate the services of the employees who have contributed years of their lives to the journey of the hospital by felicitating them with long service awards, awards and best employees awards to distinguished doctors and employees.