Foundation for D. A. Rajapaksa Ayurveda Teaching Hospital
HAMBANTOTA: Ministers Tissa Karalliyadda and Chamal Rajapaksa will
lay the foundation stones for the proposed D. A. Rajapaksa Memorial
Ayurveda Teaching Hospital at the Hambantota new town at 10 a.m. today.
The project costing Rs. 117 million to be implemented under the ADB
funded Southern Province Rural Economic Development Project's Tsunami
Rehabilitation funds will be the largest Ayurveda Hospital in the
Southern Province, the Indigenous Medicine Ministry said yesterday.
The entire hospital complex is due to be completed in two years. The
first stage including OPD section and a Panchakarma treatment unit will
be opened before the end of this year.
The entire hospital complex will include a two and a half acre herbal
The cultivation of medicinal plants in the herbal garden will also be
started on this day followed by the distribution of sets of clay pots
and pans among a group of 500 families in Siribopura and its environs
and the presentation of Registration certificates to private Ayurveda
Medical centres in the District by two ministers.