Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Hospital, Kathar, India.
Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Hospital, Adda Kathar is well known to the followers of Dera
Sant Sarwan Dass Ji, innumerable people have been cured of their physical and mental ailments
by the Dwa as well as Dua i.e. through medicine and spirituality bestowed upon them by the
Saints of the Dera. This tradition has been continuing in the Dera since the life-time of Sant Sarwan Dass Ji. The successor Saints also followed this practice. To perpetuate the memory of his Guru, Sant Garib Dass Ji thought of starting a hospital. He held consultations with Sh. Beli Ram and Sh. Raj Mal for this purpose who offered to donate land for this purpose. Later Bibi Puro and Bibi Bhajno also donated their share of land. Panchayat of village Koopur also donated land for this noble cause. The foundation stone of this hospital was laid by him at Adda Kathar, Distt. Jalandhar on 20-10-1982. A humble beginning was made by starting a dispensary on 1-1-1984. With the blessings of all Gaddi-Nashin Saints of Dera Sach Khand Ballan this hospital has now assumed gigantic proportions running six specialilties and having 150 indoor beds. The hospital provides patient care by a highly qualified team of doctors in the department of General Surgery, Medicine, Eye, ENT, Pediatrics and Gynaecology. Nearly 200 patients are attended in the OPD daily. The OPD services are supported by modern diagnostic aids. For this purpose the hospital is equipped with state of the art hospital grade ultra-sound machine, a modern laboratory having auto-analysers for blood and urine tests, an X-ray machine and a computerized ECG machine etc. The hospital is known for the general surgery being performed here. Appx 200 surgical operations are performed every month. The hospital has three operation theatres, which are equipped with state of the art machines such as Laparoscope, C-Arm, Boyle’s apparatus, fully remote controlled OT tables and pulse oxymeters etc. All the sterilization needs of the OT’s and wards are met by the central horizontal autoclave. Very nominal fee is charged for the hospital services to partially meet the hospital expenditure which is approximately 1.5 crores per year. The poor patients are not charges even the nominal fee and their expenditure is met by Maharaj Ji. The management of the hospital is run through a Trust. Shri 108 Sant Niranjan Dass Ji is the Chairman of the Trust and he is assisted by a dedicated team of Trustees who always think of new ways for the improvement of hospital services & introduction of new infrastructure in the hospital.
Sant Sarwan Dass Eye Charitable Hospital, Ballan, India.
Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Eye Hospital, Dera Bal In order to serve the elderly people, an exclusive eye hospital has been established by the Dera adjoining the Dera itself under the aegies of Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Hospital Trust. Shri Swarn Dass Bangar, Bibi Resham Kaur of Village Bal (U.K.) and their family became the motivating force behind the construction of this hospital. Since mid sixties they had been holding an annual eye camp at the Dera, but due to some restrictions imposed by the Government it became difficult to hold these camps. Therefore they mooted the idea of an exclusive eye hospital at the Dera and took the initiatve by donating the major chunk of the expenditure incurred on establishing this hospital. A donation of rupees one crore one thousand one hundred eleven was given by them for this project. The foundation stone was laid on 10-11-2004 by Shri 108 Sant Niranjan Dass Ji. The construction of the hospital was completed in record time. The hospital was inaugurated on 15th February, 2007 by Shri 108 Sant Niranjan Dass Ji on the auspicious occasion of Birth anniversary of Sant Sarwan Dass Ji. Modern machines such as Yag Laser, Phaco Emulsification machine, Carl-Zeiss Microscope, Carl-Zeiss Slit lamp and A Scan etc. have been installed in the hospital. People from far and wide areas of Punjab avail the facilities of this hospital. Nearly 200 eye operations are performed every month.