Will it go through?

The Charity Commissioner and the courts of law will decide if the proposal to construct a new state-of-the-art hospital becomes a reality

The fate of the single largest monetary donation to the community may hinge on an application to the Charity Commissioner (CC) made last April by a lawyer, Khushru, and Meher Zaiwala.   The magnanimous donation of USD 22.5 million (Rs 158 crores) was pledged by Pervin and Jal Shroff of Hong Kong for the construction of a cosmopolitan hospital from whose turnover a percentage and an assured amount would be given to The B. D. Petit Parsee General Hospital (PGH) to cover its substantial losses. Fifty-seven percent of the bed days in the existing, Parsis-only Hospital are either free or subsidized,......

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