Prime Minister of India inaugurated India’s Healthcare
Portal at the ‘SAAARC Trade Mart’ in the Global Exhibition on Services, in
ITPO, Pragati Maidan, in the presence of Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of
State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge) and Mr J.P. Nadda,
Minister for Health and Family Welfare. The Healthcare Portal was launched on
the occasion of inauguration of the three-day Global Exhibition on Services
that commenced in New Delhi on 23rd April, 2015. The event was also
attended by Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Communications
and Information Technology and Ms Smriti Irani, Minister of Human
Resource Development. The inauguration was
followed by a short film on medical tourism in India.
Healthcare Portal was developed by the Department of Commerce, Govt of India
and the Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC). The portal is the long
awaited fulfilment of the need to have an authentic and dynamic information
source which can effectively be used by any treatment seeker/potential medical
tourist from across the globe.
portal is a comprehensive one-point information site and covers
hospital-related and travel-related information on India. Presently, it covers
124 accredited medical facilities which include 93 medical centres, 30 Ayurveda
and Wellness centres and 1 special category centre. 74 facilities are located
in Tier I cites and the rest are in Tier II cities.
medical facilities on the Healthcare Portal are locatable by easy to search
options by location, medical specialty, key procedures, language options
available in hospitals and their certifications. The key medical and wellness
procedures done by these institutions are highlighted. Associated details such
as costs relating to treatment in hospitals in India, travel and visa
formalities, last-mile connectivity, tariff options on stay, benefits of
treatment in India, advance information on preparatory aspects in seeking
medical care etc. are also available on the portal.
is a short film on India as a premier medical tourism destination on the portal
Healthcare Portal can be seen at www.indiahealthcaretourism.com