Shri Ambaji Trust General Hospital (Project Design of New Modern Cottage Hospital)
Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust remains always active to provide all kinds of facilities to local residents as well as all the devotees of Mata Ambaji, coming from all over this world. A Modern Cottage Hospital with 45 beds, under the direct supervision and services of some qualified resident doctors, is also run and managed by Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust, with the expenses of about Rs.12 lakhs per year in the large interest of safeguarding the health of the people of Ambaji & surrounding tribal area. This cottage Hospital has its own pathological laboratory, X-Ray Clinic, labour room, male & female wards, and Gynecological as well as other surgical sections. As per the survey made, more than 150 to 200 outdoor patients and about 10 to 15 indoor patients get everyday medical services in this hospital totally free of charges. Moreover a Mother & Child Welfare Clinical Services are also provisionally arranged by this Hospital on each Monday and Leprosy Clinical Services are provided on each Thursday. This medical facilities of Cottage Hospital has proved to be a boon to the people of Ambaji and surrounding tribal area. SAAMDT also tries successfully to arrange visiting Doctors of some specialities.
The Ambaji Shaktipathi is located within Danta taluka tribal belt. Since last forty years Shree Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust, Ambaji has provided medical facility to more than eighty-five thousand patients in this tribal area. The present Cottage Hospital is approximately 45 to 50 years old. The steel is corroded and roofs are ruined. In rains there is leakage from roofs. It is due to this reason it is proposed to demolish the old Cottage Hospital and make new Hospital with better facility for patients. Patients from Gujarat and Rajasthan come to Cottage Hospital from around appropriately 6000 sq. Km far and wide. From day to day increasing population of patients and the conditions prevailing at old Hospital it is planned to shift to new location for New Hospital with modern equipments in the interest of increasing number of patients.
It is now proposed that the New Hospital of Ambaji will have 200 beds;12 special rooms; 10 semi-AC rooms; 6 OPDs; 10 visiting Doctors’ Room; emergency unit; ICUs; CCU Units; different wards like orthopedic, ophthalmic, gynec, septic, surgical , burns , endoscope , T.B. etc .Cafeteria , clock room , rest rooms , toilets , medical stores , laundry , electric yard , D.G.Set , Gas supply , Oxygen and Blood Banks . This New Hospital building will cost approximately Rs: 6.39 crore, replacing the following old hospital building as per the above shown new project plan.