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Government of Maharashtra and IMC to join hands to release health tourism policy in 100 days

Our Bureau, MumbaiFriday, January 12, 2018, 17:45 Hrs  [IST]

With the objective to provide a major boost to health tourism in India, IMC organized the 2nd Health Tourism Conclave in Mumbai recently. Set up in 1907, IMC Chamber Of Commerce and industry is an apex Chamber of trade, commerce & industry with headquarters in Mumbai.

Guest of Honour, Dr. Deepak Sawant, Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Maharashtra invited stakeholders to come together and facilitate the healthcare tourists coming into Maharashtra. He mentioned that there should be uniformity in the pricing of surgeries and the Government is forming a committee with experts from the Healthcare fraternity to provide the best services to the patients and their families.

The Chief Guest of the conference Jaykumar Rawal, Minister of Tourism, said “Two recuperating centres of wellness spread across hundred acres of land to come up in Igatpuri for post surgeries.  He urged institutions to join hands in this initiative by opening their centres at Igatpuri. He also invited IMC to be a partner organization for the Mumbai Shopping festival starting today.

Earlier welcoming the guests and dignitaries Dr. Lalit Kanodia, IMC President said “IMC taskforce is sincerely working since last one year towards making Maharashtra the hub of medical tourism in India and is happy to see the progress on Health Tourism for Maharashtra”.

The conference was attended by about 150+ leading doctors, hospital administrators, travel, trade and hospitality professionals. 

 
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