Request for Proposal For Appointment of Transaction Advisor for Carrying out the Financial Feasibility and Bid Process Management for Development and Operation of 100 bed at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Hospital through Public-Private Partnership

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has taken several initiatives in the recent past to meet the increasing demand and expectations for improved health care services. The PPP initiatives of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, in conformity with the National Health Policy, are intended to consolidate the strengths and utilize resources of both the partners for improving the availability, accessibility and quality of health care services for the entire population. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust now intends to strengthen the healthcare infrastructure in PPP mode for greater access to quality health care services for the employees and by the population at large. Accordingly, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust wishes to establish a 100 bed Hospital within the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Hospital, through PPP. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is willing to procure the services of a Transaction Advisor (TA) for carrying out the Financial Feasibility and Bid Process Management for Development and Operation of the above initiative. JNPT invites bids for “Transaction Advisory services for Carrying out the Financial Feasibility and Bid Process Management for Development and Operation of 100 bed at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Hospital through Public Private Partnership (PPP).”  More information

COVID-19 hospital in India built under PPP approach

The first dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Kasargod, Kerala, built by the Tata Group, was inaugurated  on 9 September 2020 by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.  Built by the Tata Group using prefabricated containers in just five months at a cost of Rs 60 crore, the 551 bed hospital has 36 ventilators for the patients.

“The Covid hospital constructed by the Tata group, which will take care of the people during the pandemic, is an excellent example of how Public-Private Partnership can be put to good use” Chief Minister Vijayan said.

The 80,000 sq ft-hospital has been built on five acres of land at Thekkil village in Kasaragod. The authority to decide the facilities and the appointments to the hospital is with the state government.

Source: PTI

Source: Tata Group


Boat clinics PPP project scans remoted islands for COVID-19 in the state of Assam, India

Photo from Jorhat Boat Clinic

Government of Assam (India) partnered with the NGO “Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research ” under the NRHM-Public Private Partnership (PPP) to set up a boat-clinic service which is helping to reach the far-flung areas of the state.  In these districts, the boat clinics are reaching the poor and marginalized population with sustained health care since last two years. The boat clinics provide both preventive and curative care to the population residing in the islands.

“The boat clinics have pitched in to deal with the novel coronavirus disease by carrying out door-to-door community surveillance in the river islands” writes Nabarun Guha.

Under this PPP the operational cost and human resource remuneration are borne by the NRHM, Assam whereas the infrastructure meaning construction of the boats is the responsibility of CNES along with the insurance of the boats. The medicines, vaccines and family planning consumables are supplied from District Health Society. Monitoring mechanism: Under this PPP the partner implementing agency submits monthly action plan and physical & financial progress report to the State. Besides the regular reporting system quarterly review meeting were performed to understand the progress and difficulties arises while implementing the programme.

Progress achieved: The response to the service being provided by the boat clinics for the marginalized population is overwhelming as the community was deprived from the basic health services due to non availability of the health infrastructure. Before the NRHM-PPP these island dwellers had a rare chance to visit health personnel and seek treatment for their illness.  A total of 2,08,203 general health checkups were done and 8,109 pregnant women received the ante-natal checkups, 2,002 women receives post-natal follow-up and 15,818 children were immunized.

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