Hospital with 100 beds for beedi workers in Sircilla, Nirmal towns of Telangana

Hospital with 100 beds for beedi workers in Sircilla, Nirmal towns of Telangana
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Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Minister of state for Labor & Employment said that a new nationwide survey will be taken up to identify the new beneficiaries of ESIC. The survey will be done in North East and Andaman islands too.

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Minister of state for Labor & Employment said that a new nationwide survey will be taken up to identify the new beneficiaries of ESIC. The survey will be done in North East and Andaman islands too.

As per the latest findings, around 2 lacs new insured persons added to existing 11lacs ESIC beneficiaries list. Shri Dattatreya also informed that the existing dispensaries will be upgraded to 6-bedded hospitals. And more services will be added in these hospitals.

The Central Minister informed that the Sanathnagar ESIC hospital Medical College will be inaugurated from this September. Special quota will be provided for the Children of the ESIC beneficiaries. The required MCI inspection has been done, said Minister. 150 beds will be added at the Nacharam and the services like cardiology, Nephrology and cancer treatment to started, Minister told media. A new diagnostic centre will be started at Jeedimetla. The Warangal hospital bed capacity will be increased to 100, said Minister. More services will be started at the Nizamabad ESIC hospital.

Shri Dattatreya also informed that medical ambulances will be launched for the city construction workers. For beedi workers a 100-bedded hospital will be constructed in Sircilla and Nirmal towns of Telangana. Minister also informed that TB vaccines will be provided for the beedi workers especially for the women.

In Andhra Pradesh new ESIC hospitals will be inaugurated at Vijayanagaram-100 beds, Vizag-300 beds, Kakinada-100 beds, Tirupathi-100 beds capacity. A new 100 bedded super specialty hospital will be constructed at the new capital city Amaravathi.

Minister informed that, during the ESIC review meeting on February 12 deliberations will be held on these decisions. PM Narendra Modi wanted to include 35 crore people in the social welfare schemes by the extending the coverage, said Minister.

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