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Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan urges Telangana to join Ayushman Bharat scheme

Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan urges Telangana to join Ayushman Bharat scheme
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Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan being greeted by a staffer at ESIC Medical College, Sanathnagar on Monday
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Says it will benefit poor and vulnerable section of the State

Hyderabad: Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has urged the State Government to join the Centre's flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat as it will benefit many poor and vulnerable people of the State.

She stressed the need for providing prompt healthcare to the non-Covid patients and urged for developing SoPs for these patients both in public and private hospitals.

She visited ESIC Medical College, Sanathnagar on Monday and lauded the efforts of DRDO and ESIC for developing a much needed Mobile Virology Research and Diagnostics Laboratory (MVRDL) which could process 1,000 to 2,000 samples a day.

She also appreciated the efforts of the scientists of DRDO and other Central government institutions located in Hyderabad for developing the low cost materials like face masks to full body protection suits and multi-patient ventilators desperately needed in the fight against Covid-19.

Earlier, the Governor visited the virology laboratory, the oncology and dialysis wards and interacted with the patients.

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