Thane : Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) is establishing a cancer hospital in Thane in collaboration with the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) and JITO Educational and Medical Trust, according to an official release on Monday from the office of the Thane Guardian Minister.
The release stated that the State Government has sanctioned the development of a modern cancer hospital in Thane district to provide high-quality care at an affordable price to inhabitants of Thane and the surrounding areas. Thane Municipal Corporation will undertake the initiative, which will be led by Thane Guardian Minister Eknath Shinde.
The key objective of establishing a hospital in Thane is to reduce the daily travel time of cancer patients from Thane and surrounding areas to Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai for treatment. TMC’s general body meeting passed a resolution in this regard, approving the use of land acquired under the facility plot in the Rustomjee housing complex in Majiwade for this project.
As a result, TMC asked the Urban Development Department to approve the plan. TMC has been granted permission by the Urban Development Department to lease this land for a term of 30 years at a nominal rent of Rupees 1.
The next step would be taken swiftly following an agreement between Thane Municipal Corporation, Tata Memorial Center, and JITO Educational and Medical Trust, which is chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Thane Guardian Minister Eknath Shinde has stated that the hospital’s services and facilities will be of the highest level, and that it will also assist alleviate patient congestion at Mumbai’s Tata Hospital.