CM KCR: NIMS should reach out to public

Rama Krishna Sangem
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on June 14, Wednesday, laid foundation stone for NIMS (Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences) Dashabdi Block in Hyderabad, expansion projects on the occasion of Telangana Decennial Celebrations “Telangana  Dashabdi Utsavalu”  The new buildings will facilitate accommodation for 2,000  more beds of hospital on the premises of NIMS, a super specialty hospital. Telangana government.   
The new block of NIMS was contemplated with an outlay of Rs. 1571 crore and it is spread over 32 acres. It would house 120 OP rooms and 1200 oxygen beds , 500 ICU beds in the new block. The new block would have 38 specialised modular operation theatres of thirty eight super speciality departments.
CM KCR speaking on the occasion asked  the health department of government to improve the public relations and publicity to attract the public and enhance the services to the needy in the state. The CM said the enhancement of Public relations would enable the public sector medical aid facility attract the attention of the people and in a way it helps strengthening the public health system.
“A Decade of progress on health front”
The same service pattern has become a success in the maternity wing for the past 10 years subsequent to the formation of Telangana state when the institutional deliveries have increased to the maximum seventy percent from a mere thirty percent of 2014, he said. The chief minister detailed how the institutional deliveries were encouraged during the past ten years with the introduction of the initiatives like KCR Kit in Telangana hospitals.
Previously even the economically weaker sections used to rely of private sector for the maternity related services but that system is completely changed and people started flocking in on the government institutions, he said.
The chief minister during his speech said a seven fold increase of health budget was achieved in the state subsequent to the formation of Telangana. He affirmed that the health and medical care in the state has attained a drastic change towards positive achievements and each and every district headquarters is now housed with a medical college.
The chief minister earlier laid the foundation stone for the dashaabdhi block of NIMS . He said a 2000 bedded block would be attached to the NIMS hospital which is rendering yeomen services to the society. The chief minister lauded the efforts of the doctors and healthcare professionals during the Corona period .
Speaking on the occasion Health Minister T Hareesh Rao detailed the achievements of the government on the healthcare front and medical education under the leadership of chief minister KCR.
NIMS Director Dr Beerappa detailed about the proposed block and available services at NIMS. Prior to the foundation stone laying ceremony the chief minister formally launched the nutritional kit concept .
The chief minister on Wednesday inaugurated the nutrition kit distribution programme implemented with Rs. 250 crore.
Ministers Mahamood Ali, Prashanth Reddy, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, MP Keshava Rao, chief secretary Santhi Kumari, IAS,  Special Chief Secretary  Rama Krishna Rao, IAS. MLA Danam Nagender and several MLCs took part in the programme.

Rama Krishna Sangem

Ramakrishna chief editor of excel India online magazine and website

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