Two teams submit bid for Bhubaneswar hospital PPP

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Two teams submit bid for Bhubaneswar hospital PPP

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced on 20 May 2014 that it received two bids for the Healthcare Network PPP project to be developed in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the state of Odisha.

At present the BMC manages the 108-beded MCH near Lingaraj temple in the Old Town area.

The new Healthcare Network project involves:

  • Greenfield hospital to be located at Mauza Gadakana with at least a 300 bed capacity;
  • Existing satellite dispensary at Kapilaprasad to be upgraded to a secondary hospital with at
  • least a 100 bed capacity;
  • Dispensaries at Bramheswar Patna, Rasulgarh and Gadakana to be upgraded to primary and secondary hospitals, each with at least a 30 bed capacity; and
  • Dispensary located at Bharatpur to be upgraded to a primary hospital with at least a 10 bed capacity.

BMC appointed the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for assistance in structuring the PPP project.

The project will be developed on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis. The request for proposals was issued on 28 September 2013.

According to sources, the technical evaluation of the two bids would be completed in 10 days. 

Bhubaneswar City has a population of approximately 880,000. The modern city was designed by the German architect Otto Königsberger in 1946. Along with Jamshedpur and Chandigarh, it was one of modern India's first planned cities.

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