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YEIDA's Medical Device Park to Boast Gamma Radiation Facility

  • 05 Feb 2024
  • 2 min read

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The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) is engaged in developing the Medical Device Park in Greater Noida, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including the Gamma Radiation facility for cancer care.

Key Points

  • The efforts include equipping the park with advanced medical devices encompassing cancer care and radiology, imaging technologies, anesthetics, cardiorespiratory equipment, as well as devices associated with pacemakers and cochlear implants.
  • Spread across a sprawling 350-acre expanse near Jewar Airport in Greater Noida, the Medical Device Park is poised to be a beacon of innovation.
  • The Medical Device Park, will house laboratories and center facilities, streamlining a diverse range of tests in a centralised location.
    • This strategic approach aims to reduce manufacturing costs, optimise medical equipment utilisation, and foster a robust ecosystem for medical device manufacturing nationwide.
  • To catalyze this initiative, the state government has introduced a scheme offering a one-time grant-in-aid for the establishment of common infrastructure facilities within the Medical Device Park.
    • The focus is on equipping the park with state-of-the-art equipment dedicated to cancer care, radiology, imaging, anesthetics, cardiorespiratory support, pacemakers, and cochlear implants.

Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA)

  • It has been created under the UP Industrial Development Act, 1976 for the systematic development of their respective notified areas abutting Delhi, which if not planned, would have been prone to unauthorized urban growth.
  • Some of the major projects undertaken by YEIDA are the Noida International Airport, the Film City, the Medical Device Park, the Logistics Park, and the Personal Rapid Transit.
    • YEIDA also offers various schemes for allotment of plots for residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed land use purposes.
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