Kolkata headquartered MedicaSuperspecialty Hospital has been recognized for its dedicated efforts towards excellence in promoting cleanliness, high standards of hygiene, sanitation and infection control. The city-based private hospital has been honoured with the Kayakalp Awards constituted by the Government of India under the category of Hospital contributing to improved quality of care. Dr Alok Roy, Chairman of MedicaSuperspecialty Hospital received the award from Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan. MedicaSuperspecialty Hospital is the only multi-speciality Hospital to have received this prestigious award from Eastern India in the year 2019-20 under the Kayakalp scheme of the Centre, which is aimed at encouraging public health facilities to maintain cleanliness and hygiene.
Introduced in 2015 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Kayakalp Awards are given to district hospitals and health centres that maintain cleanliness and hygiene throughout the year by taking extra initiatives.