Varanasi (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the newly-constructed Madan Mohan Malviya Cancer Centre of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi. The hospital aims to provide affordable cancer care to patients in Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttarakhand and even neighbouring countries like Nepal.
During the inauguration ceremony, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Chairman of Tata Group Ratan Tata were also present. PM Modi is also scheduled to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital in Lehartara that is jointly set up by the Trusts, the Tata Memorial Centre and BHU.
With the inauguration of both cancer hospitals, Varanasi is set to become an important centre for quality treatment and care in Cancer-related ailments.