Nagarkurnool: Health and Finance Minister T. Harish Rao on Tuesday inaugurated a 50-bed maternity hospital in Ramapuram village in Kollapur Mandal, Nagarkurnool district.
On that occasion, the Minister of Health said that the state government had spent Rs. 7 crore to construct the modern 50-bed maternity hospital which would help provide health services to the women of the region.
“It gives me great pleasure to inaugurate the new 50-bed Maternity and Children’s Hospital in Kollapur as it meets the needs of the people during this prevailing healthcare emergency situation. We have ensured that this hospital is equipped with all the necessary medical equipment and also staffed all the necessary posts with medical staff to provide health services to the public,” the health minister said.
With the establishment of the new Mata Shishu Health Center in the Kollapur constituency, it will become the only government hospital in the entire Nagarkurnool District dedicated solely to the health care of women and children.
Kollapur MLA Beeram Harshavardhan Reddy, who attended the event, asked the Minister of Health to convert the 50-bed hospital into a 100-bed hospital. Which the Minister of Health readily accepted, adding that the government would take a decision regarding the expansion of the hospital in the coming days.
The Minister of Health also promised that Kollapur Hospital will get a dialysis center very soon and take care of the needs of kidney patients in the district.
“During the past 7 years of TRS rule, the former region of Mahbubnagar has received the maximum benefits. The region has 3 medical colleges valued at Rs 1500 crore, upgrading existing hospitals and PHCs and building new hospitals in every single constituency. Apart from that in healthcare, we also give top priority to education. We have introduced hundreds of Gurukuls to provide the children with a quality education in residential homes and very soon we will also start the Mana Ooru Mana Badi program which will introduce English classes in all government schools at a total cost of Rs 7,280 crore ” said the minister.
Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy and MP PS Ramulu, Company President Errolla Srinivas and others were present.