Source: Press Reports
DELHI, INDIA, October 6, 2001: Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Commissioner S P Aggarwal inaugurated the eight-bed Madhav Sadashiv Rao Golvalkar Panchkarma Ayurvedic Hospital at Prashant Vihar in northwest Delhi. The new hospital will cater to the needs of the people from the lower-middle class of the society. Diseases that will be treated at the hospital include paralysis, jaundice, polio, dysentery, skin diseases, heart disorders and many other ailments. In addition to the treatment of these diseases, the hospital will also have yoga and naturopathy facilities. He said the corporation plans to open many more such hospitals in other parts of the city as well. "A herbal garden has also been developed on a 1.5-acre piece of land, where 3,310 species of medicinal saplings have been planted," Mr. Aggarwal said.