In April 2008, The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandhak Committe allowed Fortis Hospital, Amritsar to run a free dispensary at the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, Punjab. The Sevadar’s room next to the bank ATM was provided by SGPC for this purpose.
Fortis Foundation provides basic medical equipment for OPD, emergency and first aid services. One doctor and one nurse are deployed at the dispensary on a full time basis. The entire cost of salaries, medicines, consumables, electricity and maintenance of the dispensary is borne by Fortis Charitable Foundation.
The Clinic treats over 11,488 patients per year who either come to visit the Golden temple or who live in the surrounding areas. The treatment is provided totally free for the patient.
In March 2016, 2870 patients were treated.
Total Number of people treated 32,190.