Vanivilas Women and Children Hospital

Vani Vilas Women and Children Hospital is a government run hospital in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It is attached to the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute.[1]

Vani Vilas Women and Children Hospital
Public Hospital
Vanivilas Women and childrens hospital.jpg
The main building of hospital
Geography
LocationKrishnarajendra Road, Bangalore, India
Services
Emergency departmentYes
History
Opened1935
Links
Websitewww.bmcri.org/vanivilas_hosp.html
ListsHospitals in India
The out patient department of Vanivilas Women and Children Hospital

It was built in 1935, at a cost of 4lakhs. The first medical superintendent was M. C. Albuquerque.[2] It was renovated in 2002 at a cost of 4.2 crores.[3]

In 2000, it was selected as one of the 11 AIDS control centres in India, and the sole one in Karnataka.[4]

The Vani Vilas Hospital stands on the grounds where the Fort Church and the Fort Cemetery once stood. The Land was acquired from the Church of England by the Mysore Government. Land was provided at Hardinge Road, Chamarajpet as compensation, where now stands the St. Luke's Church.[5][6][7]

Notable incidentsEdit

Indian movie superstar Rajnikanth was born at this hospital on 12 December 1950.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vanivilas Hospital". Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  2. ^ "About the Hospital -- History". Vanivilas Hospital Bangalore Karnataka. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Vani Vilas Hospital gets Rs. 4-cr. facelift". The Hindu. Bangalore. 28 May 2002. Archived from the original on 4 February 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  4. ^ TS, Ranganna (31 August 2000). "Vani Vilas Hospital, one of 11 AIDS control centres". The Hindu. Bangalore. Archived from the original on 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  5. ^ "History". St. Luke's Church, Chamarajpet, Bangalore. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  6. ^ "St Luke's Church, Bangalore Photo Gallery". Trip2Blr.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  7. ^ Dhanraj, Anik Luke; Isaac, Rabindran; Mercy (31 October 2010). Fortified revival. Bangalore: St. Luke's Church. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  8. ^ "How Shivaji became Rajinikanth". www.rediff.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014.

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