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RESEARCH PROJECT REPORT

SUBMITTED FOR
THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF
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TO
FACULTY OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT,
GHAZIABAD 2012

SUBMITTED BY:ANGESHWAR MISHRARoll No – 09237740074TH YEAR | Under The supervision of:Mr. Ravi Kumar SinghAssociate ProfessorFaculty of Hotel Management, Ghaziabad |

CERTIFICATE BY THE SUPERVISOR

Title: “MEDICAL TOURISM IN PUNJAB- A CASE STUDY OF JALANDHAR CITY” Certified that:
I am willing to guide the research work of ““MEDICAL TOURISM IN PUNJAB- A CASE STUDY OF JALANDHAR CITY” .
1. To the best of my knowledge the subject selected has not been studied and not being studied so far in any college and University. 2. The subject is of sufficient scope.
3. The subject will lead to a valuable contribution in Hotel Management. 4. I have seen and approved the out line and bibliography etc submitted by the candidate. 5. Necessary facilities are available in the department for the above research work. 6. The candidate is not a close relative of mine.

Supervision

RAVI KUMAR SINGH
Associate Professor
Faculty of Hotel Management, Ghaziabad

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This Project Work “MEDICAL TOURISM IN PUNJAB- A CASE STUDY OF JALANDHAR CITY” is a successful out come of my hard work with the help and guidance of my respectable Sir.

I sincerely acknowledge the contribution of the suggestions given by MR. RAVI KUMAR SINGH without which his project could never became a reality.

Last but not least I acknowledge all my friends who gave me suggestion and full support by heart.

ANGESHWAR MISHRA
Roll No – 0923774007
4TH YEAR

CONTENTS

CHAPTERPARTICULARS.

CHAPTER I
* INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER II
* RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
CHAPTER III
* REVIEW OF LITERATURE

CHAPTER IV
* SAMPLE SURVEY
CHAPTER V
* FINDING
CHAPTER VI
* SUGGESTION
CHAPTER VII
* LIMITATIONS
CHAPTER IX
* DATA ANALYSES

BIBLIOGRAPHY
QUESTIONNAIRE

CHAPTER I
* INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

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Jalandhar, known mainly for its sports goods and leather industry, is emerging as a medical tourism destination with more than 400 nursing homes equipped with ultra modern equipments. Almost all the 400 nursing homes in the city, where somebody from every second house is settled abroad, give preference to NRI patients and announce special packages for them for their holiday-cum-treatment. The competitive medical treatment costs in the state are attracting Non Resident Indian patients and save almost 60 to 80 per cent. The growing medical tourism has not only boosted the medical industry but benefited the hotel industry. If England has a Fleet Street and New York Wall Street, Jalandhar has in Mahavir Marg "Medi Street" where in a stretch of three kilometres, as many as 60 hospitals of various sizes and tariffs are situated. Apart from hospitals, the numerous diagnostic infertility cure centres on the street are a one-stop-shop for all kinds of ailments. After Yoga and meditation, it is now designer smiles, fresh crowns and teeth implants which promise a refashioned "nirvana" for an increasing number of foreigners and Non-Resident Indians visiting the city. As dentistry gets a new edge with the state-of-the-art equipment and sophisticated technology, a large number of NRIs, mostly hailing from Doaba region of the state, are thronging the city for specialised dental treatment at affordable costs. The NRIs mostly club their travel with treatment. "There is a great potential of medical tourism in India. Patients from Middle East, Europe, US, Canada and Africa are visiting the city for various medical treatments, even though such medical facilities are available in the west. The cost factor plays an...
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