Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Saturday raised Rs. 1,100 crore to build a super specialty hospital with 2,000 beds in Warangal.
The 135-year-old Warangal Central Prison will be razed to make way for the hospital. There are around 73 hectares of land available on the prison grounds. The building of the Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences was erected on five hectares. The rest will house the multi-super specialty hospital.
The state government has decided to build the multi-super specialty hospital in Warangal to provide free corporate-level medical care to the poor. The government will build state-of-the-art medical facilities and super special services.
The hospital will have 2,000 beds and 24 floors, including around 1,200 beds for special treatment. These include general medicine, general surgery, ENT, dermatology, and orthopedics. In the meantime, 800 beds have been made available for super specialties, including oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, gastroenterology, cardiology, cardiothoracic, urology and nephrology.
Special units will also be set up to facilitate organ transplantation. A state-of-the-art cancer center with chemotherapy and radiation facilities is also being built. Accommodation will also be built for doctors, medical students and medical staff.