endeavored to keep pace with the advancement of medical sciences
and to provide the members of the community, the latest in
terms of Diagnostics and Health Care Services at optimal cost.
Thus from the year 1991 started the era of reconstruction
and renovation wherein old buildings and the aging infrastructure
facilities were taken up with munificent donations from kind
donors who rose to the occasion to take the Hospital to the
current level where it matches the facilities of any other
General Hospital in Mumbai. The following renovation work
was taken up during the period from 1991 to 2009 and executed
with the unstinted financial support from munificent donors.
Construction of Jokhi Wing
The project was conceived during the year 1991, work started
during the year 1992 and inauguration was done in January
1995. This Project was made possible through the munificent
donations of Rs.15 million by Late Mr. Shapoorji Fakirji
Jokhi which was very generously and graciously increased to
Rs.45 Million by Mr. Keki F. Jokhi – Shapoor Jokhi Charitable
Foundation. The entire Jokhi Wing is Air-conditioned and is
connected to the 'A' Wing and 'Main Wing' at each floor level
with two elevators. The Jokhi Wing houses the following:
On the ground floor there is Department
of Radiology, ultrasonography, electrocardiograph and
pathology. Later during 1997, our Blood Bank was authorized
for HIV Certification of Blood and located adjacent to
On the first floor there are four
Operation Theatres with all ancillary facilities and equipment
befitting the Modern Operation Theatre.
Second floor houses the Intensive
Care Unit with 12 beds with matching infrastructure and
life support equipment like ventilators as well as central
monitoring equipment. Later, 4 additional beds for surgical
cases were added.
Renovation of 'A'
The work of renovation of 'A' Wing commenced in the year 1999
and was completed in 2002 at a project cost of approx. Rs.
80 million through generous donations received from Zarthosti
Brothers, Mr. Keki F. Jokhi - Mr. Shapoor F. Jokhi Charitable
Foundation, The Incorporated Trustees of the Zoroastrian Charity
Funds of Hongkong, Canton & Macao.
'A' Wing was commissioned in March 2002. This wing with three
floors provides for 61 single occupancy rooms with attached
toilets and baths. Most of the rooms are air-conditioned.
This wing also accommodates a modern Labour Room and Delivery
Room on the first floor to handle maternity cases. In addition
there are four day care unit beds. All rooms in this Wing
are connected with piped gas and vacuum suction. In addition
the solar heating panels were also fitted for hot water supply
to each bath room as energy saving measure.
Construction of Senior Citizen's Home
Another milestone covered by the Hospital is the Construction
of "Pallonji Shapoorji Home for Senior Citizens of The
B.D. Petit Parsee General Hospital". The Project was
conceived during the year 2003-04, costing approximately Rs.56.75
Milllions. The work started during August 2005 and the Home
started functioning with effect from 1st January 2007. The
Home accommodates senior citizens above the age group of 65
in homely rooms/beds and comfortable environment with excellent
facilities and high standard of living for all sections of
our Community. The response from the Community Members for
the Senior Citizens Home has indeed been heart warming.
Renovation of Main Wing
The renovation work commenced in all earnestness in October
2004 and the Main Wing was inaugurated in March 2009 whereby
the old Main wing of the Hospital was revitalized. By July
2009 the major renovation work was completed and the Hospital
started functioning with 220 beds out of which 117 beds are
for free and highly subsidized patients. All the beds for
free and highly subsidized patients have been provided with
curtains and have piped gas as well as Bed side Lights for
undertaking insitu procedures, as and when required. In addition
the solar heating panels are provided for hot water supply
to all the patient’s bath rooms for energy saving.
The total renovation work of the Main Wing was completed at
an estimated cost of approximately Rs.195 millions received
from kind donors and it houses the following:
The Ground Floor of the Main Wing renamed
as NUSLY PETIT [Sir Dinshaw Petit, 4th Baronet] Wing has
been renovated from the donation received from the Trustees
of F. D. Petit Sanatorium Trust and accommodates Medical
Stores, Pharmacy, Administrative Office, Physiotherapy
Department, Casualty and Offices of Senior Executives
including the new and elegant State-of-the-Art Conference
- The First Floor of the Main Wing, except the Ward in Memory
of Late Firoze S. Wadia, has been renovated from the generous
donations received from the Incorporated Trustees of the
Zoroastrian Charity funds of Hongkong Canton & Macao.
The Ward in the Memory of Late Firoze S. Wadia has been
renovated from the donation received from the Estate of
Late Feroze Sorab Wadia. The first floor accommodates Free
Female and Male Patients and Free Geriatric Female and Male
The Second Floor renovated from the
munificent donation made by Mr. Keki F. Jokhi - Mr. Shapoor
F. Jokhi Charitable Foundation and it accommodates subsidised
and highly subsidised patients. Also on the same floor,
a new Mani & Jamshed Munsiff Memorial Ward has been
created from a very generous donation received from the
Estate of Late Mr. Jamshed P Munsiff which will provide
concessional treatment to patients.
Upgrade to Infrastructure
As a part of renovation and upgradation, the following support
infrastructure and ancillaries of the Hospital were also upgraded
during the period 2004-09 to meet the modernized Hospital
The Parsee General Hospital has grown in service to become a
pace-setter for medical treatment and a testimony to the foresight
of the founders.
Information Technology Set-up: Replacement
of eleven year old Server, Local Area Network, switches
and 70 Desk Top Terminals with state-of-the-art equipment
along with latest version of Hospital Management Information
System (HMIS) covering all functions of Hospital Wards
and Departments activities and fully underground cabling
including fiber optics for telephone and data network
for the entire Hospital at an estimated cost of approx.
Backup Power Supply System: Replacement
of an old 320 KVA DG Set with two 400 KVA DG Set together
with an existing 380 KVA DG Set to form an synchronized
automatic power supply network to take over the electrical
load of the entire Hospital within seconds at an estimated
cost of approximately Rs.95 Lacs. In addition a 30 KVA
Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) takes care of the critical
areas of ICU, OT, Pathology besides a 10 KVA UPS System
for Blood Bank.
11 KV High Tension Sub-station: In
order to save approximately 20% cost of Electrical Energy
consumed, a high tension substation along with transformers
and electrical panels has been established at an estimated
cost of approximately Rs. 1.5 crores.
- Water Supply System: Three new bore wells for rain water
harvesting along with new storm water drains, new pumping
station and new pipeline network together with additional
underground water supply tanks for supply of drinking water,
well water for toilets and garden we well as for revamped
Fire Hydrant System at an estimated cost of approximately
Rs. 75 Lacs was completed.
- Air Conditioning Plant: Two old air-conditioning plants
along with AHU and fan coil units were replaced with the
enhanced capacity units to take on the additional load of
Physiotherapy, Casualty, Pharmacy, Medical Store, Data Centre,
Hub Room and Administrative Office in the Main Wing at an
estimated cost of approximately Rs. 65 lacs.
- Solar Water Heating System: The requirement of hot water
for all Wards and Departments located in Main Wing was worked
out to be 15,000 litres per day and accordingly Solar Water
Heating System of the requisite capacity was installed at
a cost of Rs. 26 lacs.
- Modernization of Kitchen: We have modernized our Kitchen
during the year 2013-14 at an estimated cost of Rs.1.3 Crores
received from a munificent Donor. It has State of the Art
Equipment and accessories and is likely to be commissioned
by the end of the year.