The government of Delhi is taking steps to augment health care services to its citizens through different programmes. The state government is making efforts to provide primary, secondary and tertiary health care facilities at affordable rates to its citizens by strengthening the health care infrastructure with the opening of new health centres, new hospitals in the areas not provided with hospital facilities, setting up of Super Speciality hospitals, new Medical Colleges of the Allopathic system, ISM and Homeopathy.
Out of a total 883 medical institutions in Delhi, 752 are in private Sector and 131 institutions are in the government or public sector. Total hospital beds in these institutions are 42,698 which includes 24,484 beds in the government or public sector institutions and 18,214 beds in the private sector institutions. With these hospital beds, the bed-population ratio is 2.55 beds per thousand population in 2011.
Meanwhile, it is learnt that the urban development ministry of Delhi government plans to engage upto six consultants for the Central Public Health Engineering and Environmental Organisation (CPHEEO).