AP's CM Jagan Mohan Reddy
AP's CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh to get new medical colleges in the next three years, says Jagan

Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges, he said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to compromise on the quality of works

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the state will have new medical colleges in the next three yeats. Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges, he said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to compromise on the quality of works.

The Chief Minister suggested that the new hospitals can be centrally air-conditioned.

Taking stock of the hospital development works taken up under the Nadu-Nedu initiative with officials, the Chief Minister said, “The construction of hospitals should be completed within three years.’’ Jagan said if need be, the government will even install solar systems at the medical colleges. This will ensure that power is supplied at Rs 2.5 a unit. 

Meanwhile, officials explained to the Chief Minister that the land acquisition for the proposed medical colleges at Paderu (Vizag), Piduguralla (Guntur), Machilipatnam (Krishna) and Pulivendula (Kadapa) has been completed.

“All the works with regard to taking up construction of these medical colleges are completed and the tenders will be sent for Judicial Preview,’’ officials said. 

Tenders for the medical colleges at Bapatla, Vizianagaram, Eluru, Anakapalle, Markapuram, Madanapalle and Nandyal will be sent for judicial preview in October while the tenders for medical colleges at Rajamahendravaram, Narasapuram, Penugonda, Amalapuram and Adoni will be sent in November.

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