The new building for Bir Hospital has been proposed to be constructed in Duwakot, Bhaktapur. The new project is of National Pride. Hon. Finance Minister Bishnu Prashad Poudel revealed during the budget presentation that the DPR of the project will be made ready by this fiscal year and the construction works will be completed in three years.
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A Four lane corridor will be constructed along Jadibuti-Manohara to make transportation service to the relocated hospital easier. The proposed site is One Kilometers away from Koteshwor area.
According to the Government, the current location of Bir Hospital has been too congested with no space for further expansion. Five years ago Government choose the land area falling under Changunarayan- ward no 1, 2 and 4. Under the name of the hospital, land ownership document of 570 ropanis has already been acquired.
In the proposed site, a hospital of International Standards with capacity of one thousand beds will be constructed along with educational institutions, libraries and hostels.
According to National Academy of Medical Science (NAMS), on 12, 14 and 19th Chaitra, 2075, a team of Chinese Specialists studied the proposed site and concluded that only after proper management of Slope land, road, electricity, water and sewage would the construction of the hospital be possible.