Deputy Prime Ministers Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas and Kalattur Narayanaswamy laid the foundation stone for two 50-bed hospitals in Andhra Pradesh Vaidhya Vidhan Parishad (APVVP) at the Mandal headquarters of Penumuru and Karveti Nagaram on Saturday.
₹ 13.05 Cr. sanctioned
The state government has approved an amount of 13.05 billion yen each for the two hospitals, and the projects are expected to be completed within the next 15 months.
Speaking to Karveti Nagaram’s medical and paramedical staff, Mr. Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas, who is also in charge of Health and Family Welfare, said that Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government has committed to strengthening medical and health facilities focusing on rural areas.
He said that the two hospitals that are being built in the Gangadhara Nellore Assembly constituency, with modern facilities such as advanced diagnostic laboratories, operating rooms and medical colleges, would make a huge contribution to the care of the rural poor.
On that occasion, the Deputy Prime Ministers unveiled the statues of YS Rajasekhar Reddy in Penumuru and Karveti Nagaram.