HC notice to AMC over demolition on VS campus

Ahmedabad Mirror | 1 week ago | 06-08-2022 | 06:00 am

HC notice to AMC over demolition on VS campus

The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued a notice to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation in response to an application seeking to stop demolition of some parts of VS Hospital in the city. The civic body has contemplated demolishing part of the hospital complex to create some facilities.The petition was filed by advocate and activist K R Koshti stating that the functioning of VS Hospital has been curtailed for more than a year, which not only a cause of concern for the citizen’s health but also for teaching of UG and PG medical students at NHL Municipal Medical College.The plea claimed that the beneficiaries of medical care at VS Hospital are low income and middle-class people who do not have the capacity to pay for costly medical services in private hospitals. The Executive Committee of AMC in its meeting on July 17 had been resolved to proceed for demolition of the building having a cath lab at the hospital by Resolution No. 46.

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