Telangana: Govt to make 134 medical tests available at Basti Davakhana or clinics in Basti from next month
Telangana government will ensure the availability of 134 medical tests at Basti Dawakhana or Clinics at Bastis from next month onwards across the State.
This information was given by State Health Minister Harish Rao in the Legislative Assembly yesterday. He informed that 345 out of 496 Basti Dawakhanas have been operationalised, while over 150 will start soon.
The Minister said currently, 57 types of health tests are available at these clinics, and the number will be increased to 134. He said tenders have already called for supply of necessary equipment.
Mr Rao further said expensive tests like Lipid profile and thyroid tests are also being conducted free of cost. Over 3.2 lakh such tests costing about 20 crore have been conducted so far.