Amrita Hospital will open a 2,400-bed hospital spread across 133 acres in Faridabad, Haryana, India, in August this year.

This would be the second Amrita Hospital in the country after the 1,200-bed Amrita Hospital in Kochi, Kerala.

The hospital at Faridabad is located at Sector 88, reported BioSpectrum.

Slated to become operational in stages, the hospital will have a total built-up area of 10 million ft2, including a 14-floor- tower that will feature crucial medical facilities and patient areas. 

In August this year, 500 beds will open, which will increase to 750 beds in two years, and then to 1,000 beds in five years.

Once completely operational, the hospital will have about 10,000 employees including over 800 doctors.

It will feature robotics, haptic, surgical-medical simulation centre across four floors.

The hospital facility will also host a medical college.

It is envisaged as a green-building healthcare project with a low carbon footprint.

The hospital campus will also feature a helipad for quick transport of patients and a 498-room guest house to enable attendants of patients to stay.

 Amrita Hospital Faridabad medical director Dr Sanjeev K Singh was quoted by BW Healthcare World as saying: “This will be truly a world-class institution, the like of which the country has not seen before, both in terms of magnitude of scale as well as medical excellence. The hospital will have a total of 2,400 beds when fully operational, including 534 critical care beds, the highest in India. There will also be 64 modular operation theaters, most advanced imaging services, fully automated robotic laboratory, high-precision radiation oncology, most updated nuclear medicine, and state-of-the-art 9 cardiac and interventional cath lab for clinical services.”