Bihar State Cabinet, chaired by CM Nitish Kumar, approved the redevelopment of Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) into world’s largest 5462-bed hospital.
The estimated cost for the redevelopment project of PMCH hospital is Rs. 5540.07 crores.
Patna's PMCH hospital was established in 1925, the hospital would be redeveloped by Bihar Medical Services & Infrastructure Corporation Ltd (BMSICL) and would be redeveloped in three phases in seven years.
After completion, PMCH hospital would be the world’s largest hospital having 5462 bed, as against the present 1754 bed, with 36 super specialty departments against the present eight super specialty department. Also, the number of MBBS seats would be increased to 250 against the existing 150.
Besides, it would be a “Green Building” which will have its connectivity with “Loknayak Ganga Path”.
At present, the world’s largest hospital currently is in Belgrade with 3500 bed.
Largest City: Patna
Chief Minister: Nitish Kumar.
Governor: Lalji Tandon