Category: New Hospitals
Frontier Mediville, a medical science park, promoted by renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. K V Cherian will be ready by November 2009. The park is coming up on 365 acres in Elavur near Chennai and is granted SEZ status which brings the costs down. The park also carries an investment of Rs.1500 million in research, training and animal lab. It will serve as a research and training hub for basic clinical research, preventive and curative medicine.
A helipad, railway station and bus terminus is planned to enhance the accessibility of the centre. Plans are afoot to set up a 1000 bedded bio-hospital with focus on traditional Indian and alternative medicines technology like naturopathy, siddha and ayurveda. The centre will also house herbarium the project house and develop genetically engineered plants and medicinal plants.