AP: CM Jagan laid foundation stone for the construction of 14 medical colleges
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the construction of 14 new medical colleges in the state.
Through a virtual approach from the Thadepalli camp office Piduguralla, Machilipatnam, Vijayanagaram, Anakapalli, Rajahmundry, Amalapuram, Palakollu, Eluru, Bapatla, Markapuram,
The CM laid the foundation stone for the colleges to be set up in Madanapalle, Penukonda, Nandyala and Adoni.
Speaking on the occasion, CM YS Jagan said, “We have embarked on another good program today. We are making medical services available to the poor.
“We are setting up a teaching medical college in every parliamentary constituency and a nursing college affiliated to the medical colleges,” he said. We are setting up 16 new medical colleges across the state.
The work of medical colleges is already underway in Pulivendula and Paderu. The CM revealed that the construction of new medical colleges is planned to be completed in three years.
“We are spending about Rs 8,000 crore on the construction of medical colleges. We are setting up medical colleges with the aim of providing better medical care to the poor.
Significant changes in YSR Arogyasree ..
“We are setting up medical colleges as well as 500-bed hospitals. We are undertaking the construction of medical colleges with state-of-the-art facilities.
We are changing the face of government institutions day by day. We are taking steps to obtain NABH accreditation.
We will allot 5 acres of land free of cost in district centers and corporations to private hospitals investing Rs 100 crore in three years. We are setting up YSR Village Clinics in every village.
We are bringing two PHCs to each zone. We are setting up 5 multi-specialty hospitals in tribal areas at a cost of Rs 246 crore.
YSR has made significant changes in Arogyasree. 2,436 treatments were brought under Arogyasree.
If the cost of treatment exceeds Rs.1000, Arogyasree has applied,”said CM YS Jagan.