Wellness centre gets underway
The role of employees and journalists was crucial in Telangana movement, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari recalled, inaugurating the wellness centre on the premises of Government Maternity Hospital here on Wednesday, along with Health Minister C Laxma Reddy.
Hanamkonda: The role of employees and journalists was crucial in Telangana movement, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari recalled, inaugurating the wellness centre on the premises of Government Maternity Hospital here on Wednesday, along with Health Minister C Laxma Reddy.
The wellness centre that looks after the healthcare of all State government employees and pensioners, and journalists indicates the State government’s commitment towards those, who actively supported the cause of separate Telangana, he said.
“Since the TRS government came to power, all the State-run hospitals have got a facelift. As a result, people started to make a beeline in front of government hospitals,” Srihari said, referring to the huge response for the institutional deliveries.
He urged the Health Minister to allocate adequate funds to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences and take up recruitment so that to make it a full-fledged varsity. Speaking on the occasion, Health Minister Laxma Reddy said: “The government has plans to open 14 more wellness centres in next two to three months.”
K Chandrashekar Rao, who led the Telangana Movement, is well aware of people’s needs and they were reflecting in the welfare programmes taken up the government, Reddy said.
Stating that the TRS government was giving top priority to health and education, he said that a super-speciality hospital and a 150-bedded Maternal and Child Health Care will be established in Warangal. In addition to the existing facilities, the government has plans to set up 40 more dialysis centres in the State. Apart from this, plans are also afoot to conduct a health survey in the State and to supply non-communicable diseases (NCD) kits to people as part of a pilot project in Janagaon, he said. Mayor Nannapaneni Narender urged the Health Minister to allocate more funds for the development of MGM Hospital.
Kakatiya Urban Development Authority Chairman Marri Yadava Reddy, Mahabubnagar MLA V Srinivas Goud, MLC P Ravinder, Warangal West MLA D Vinay Bhaskar, local MP Pasunuri Dayakar, District Collector Amrapali Kata and Wellness Centre & Arogyasri CEO K Padma were among others present.