Will make State a medical hub: Chief Minister

Will make State a medical hub: Chief Minister
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Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu vowed to develop the State as a medical hub. He laid a foundation stone for super specialty hospital on Siddhartha Medical College premises here on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that as many as eight hospitals are coming up in the capital region, of which one is a joint venture between UK and India. 

Vijayawada: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu vowed to develop the State as a medical hub. He laid a foundation stone for super specialty hospital on Siddhartha Medical College premises here on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that as many as eight hospitals are coming up in the capital region, of which one is a joint venture between UK and India.

  • Lays foundation stone for a super specialty hospital
  • Promises to develop government hospitals on par with corporate entities
  • Lashes out at people opposing development of Swaraj Maidan
  • Warns stern action against anti-social elements

He asked doctors to provide better health care to people and stressed the need for developing government hospitals on par with corporate hospitals. Referring to development programmes, Naidu said that some persons are opposing the development of Swaraj Maidan. He said that the State should become a hub for startup companies.

Stating that he has noticed ‘rowdyism’ at some places in the city, the Chief Minister warned anti-social elements of severe action. He said that the city would be brought under the surveillance of CCTV cameras. Speaking on the occasion Minister for Health Kamineni Srinivas said that the Central government sanctioned 39 super specialty hospitals in the country under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana and Vijayawada super specialty hospital is the first one to lay the foundation stone.

Minister Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao, MP Kesineni Srinivas, Mayor Koneru Sridhar, MLA Gadde Rammohan and others were also present.

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