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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

“Swaccha Bharat Initiative - Kayakalp” among  Private Hospitals in the Country 

Friday, October 11, 2019 |India Habitat Centre, New Delhi |Swacch Bharat Activity


Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune stood FIRST among 653 private hospitals in the Country in “SWACCHA BHARAT INITIATIVE -KAYAKALP” by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. We scored 100/100 in the large-scale hospital category. 

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in the gracious presence of Shri. Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India gave the award which was received by Hon’ble Dr. Yashraj P. Patil, Trustee and Treasurer, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Society, Pune in “National Felicitationof Kayakalp Awardees Ceremony 2018-19” held on 11th October 2019 at IndiaHabitat Centre, New Delhi.

Dr. J. S. Bhawalkar, Dean and Dr. H. H. Chavan, Medical Superintendent, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune were present for the function. 

The Prime Minister of India introduced the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on the 2nd of October, 2014 to promote cleanliness in public space. Cleanliness and hygiene are good for healthy living, but it becomes a need when we talk about healthcare facilities. Cleanliness not only prevents the spread of infection but also provides the patients and the visitors a positive experience.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has launched a national initiative to promote cleanliness and enhance the quality of public health facilities. The purpose of this initiative is to appreciate and recognize their effort to create a healthy environment. The name of this initiative is“KAYAKALP”. 

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