Healthcare Facilities in VrindavanMillions of pilgrims visit Vrindavan to pay homage to Lord Krishna. This holy city is close to Mathura, the birth place of the lord. Barsana, the city of Radha is nearby. Gokul and Nandgaon are also in the vicinity where Krishna lived under the care of mother Yashoda, brother Balaram and his cowherd friends called gopes and gopikas. This holy town is situated right where the ancient forest of Brinda - basil - stood in the times of lord Krishna.
The calm and quiet of the past is gone. Vrindavan is a crowded town today. The place is full with the year-round hustle and bustle of pilgrims, tourists and ‘kalapwasi widows’ visiting hundreds of modern and ancient temples. The town of Vrindavan is equipped with most of the facilities needed in a tourist destination. It also has some wonderful places with medical facilities.
Vrindavan has several private nursing homes and free hospitals run by charitable trusts. These places run OPDs, emergency services and hospitalization facilities. Some of these are as follows:
Major Hospitals in Vrindavan
Ramakrishna Mission Sevashram
Ramakrishna Mission Sevashram is run by the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission Belur Math. It is a 165-bed charitable hospital. It was established in 1907 with a small homeopathic centre. It is a fully equipped medical establishment today. The hospital is run for the benefit of all without the distinction of caste, creed colour and religion.
It has facilities for general medicine, surgery, ENT, dentistry, paediatrics, gynaecology, radiology, physiotherapy and pathology etc. It also has provision of alternative medicinal systems like homeopathy, ayurveda and yoga.
The team of doctors and para-medical staff are devoted to the sacred profession of healing the sick and alleviating the pain of the sufferers. The school of nursing run by the trust is a source of devoted nursing staff.
The hospital provides medical help in situ as well as in the far flung remote areas. It has a mobile medical unit to reach the rural poor. All facilities are free of cost.
Ramakrishna Mission Sevashram Address: Gauri Dauji Link Road, Tarash Mandir Colony, Vrindavan- 281121
G.D. Bansal Swasti Hospital and Research Centre
The research centre is another important hospital in Vrindavan. It has O.P.D. as well as hospitalization facility. The 30-bed centre has a devoted panel of doctors and para-medical staff. The nursing staff is devoted and efficient. The centre has a specialized eye hospital attached. Smt. Premvati Gupta eye-hospital is exclusively dedicated to ophthalmological needs of the patients. The centre is run by a charitable trust.
G.D. Bansal Swasti Hospital and Research Centre Address: Mathura- Vrindavan Marg, Premnagar, Vrindavan-281121
Shri Brij Sewa Samiti T.B. Sanatorium
The famous sanatorium in Vrindavan is a stellar institute working in the field of T.B. medication and eradication. It was established in 1951 by a group of philanthropists headed by Lala Hargulal Ji Beriwal. They started with a 32-bed T.B. sanatorium. Today it has individual cottages and general wards for 75 along with separate wards for 150 female patients. It has OPD facility. A Mobile X-Ray Van serves the poor in far flung areas. The treatment is free.
Shri Brij Sewa Samiti T.B. Sanatorium Address: Vrindavan-Mathura road, Vrindavan-281121
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