Soon, Uttarakhand will have North India’s first medical equipment manufacturing and testing park as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between State Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Limited (SIDCUL) Kalam Institue of Health Technology(KIHT) recently.
In an endeavour to boost indigenous medical equipment industry, a “Medi City” will be established on the border of Dehradun and Haridwar.
As per a TOI report, the unit will cater to the medicine manufacturing units of Roorkee, Haridwar as well as Western UP. Over 1,000 medical equipment will be manufactured and tested about their usability at the testing park.
Report quoting SA Murugesan, managing director of SIDCUL said the MoU was signed on August 29.
A team from KIHT is likely to visit the State in first Week of September and work on the various contours of the project.
“We have requested them to share a Detailed Project Report (DPR) with us in three months. The team will be shown some shortlisted areas where this Medi City can be built, along with ideas that the government wants to be included in the project,” said Murugesan. – eHealth