Health Minister Ma Subramanian to inaugurate 700 bedded Krishnagiri Medical College Hospital on October 14
Krishnagiri: Health Minister Ma. Subramanian recently announced that the 700-bed Krishnagiri Medical College Hospital will become fully operational along with the hospital facilities on October 14. The hospital section of the medical college has been inactive since its operation this year. The foundation stone for the medical college hospital was laid in Bolupalli by Chief Minister Edappadi...
Krishnagiri: Health Minister Ma. Subramanian recently announced that the 700-bed Krishnagiri Medical College Hospital will become fully operational along with the hospital facilities on October 14.
The hospital section of the medical college has been inactive since its operation this year. The foundation stone for the medical college hospital was laid in Bolupalli by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on March 4, 2020.
The medical college hospital started with 120 seats, however, it was functional without the hospital, said the Minister. Subramanian assured that he will return next month to open the hospital facilities.
"There has been a delay in the works, and the Chief Minister sanctioned additional funds. Today is September 14, and I will return next month to open the medical college hospital," Mr.Subramanian said.
Following the announcement, he also said that an amount of Rs 99.61 crores will be sanctioned to upgrade the Hosur Government Hospital into a District Headquarters Hospital along with new integrated essential laboratory services. The laboratory service would cost around Rs 10 crores. A new lab will be installed at an urban PHC in Hosur at the cost of Rs 49 lakh.
Further, Krishnagiri government headquarters hospital will establish a 50-bed emergency facility for Rs 23.75 crores.
To provide healthcare facilities at the doorstep of the poor residents of Tamil Nadu, the respected Chief Minister MK Stalin has launched a new scheme on 5th August 2021 known as Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam Scheme. Under the Tamil Nadu Doorstep Healthcare Scheme, various facilities like physiotherapy-related therapies, testing, and providing medicine for non-communicable diseases will be provided to poor people. Around 1172 health sub-centers, 189 primary health centres, and 50 Community Health Centre across 50 universal health coverage blocks are covered under this scheme.
As per The Hindu reports, The scheme had covered over 88,49,508 people in the State, and over 1,79,78,331 people have been given the repeated service. Of this, 55,167 people have benefited in Krishnagiri, and 3,06,981 people are given repeated service in the district, Mr.Subramanian said.
Further explaining the scheme, he said he had been on a two-day tour with his team to inspect the facilities provided under the scheme. "I walked the 5 km steep hilly terrain of Bodhanilayam in Namakkal to meet the 75th lakh beneficiary under the scheme. This is a scheme that is reviewed daily by the Chief Minister. If the beneficiary says they receive medicines, I inspect the number of packets that have been delivered to them as repeated service," Subramanian added.
Innuyir Kappom Scheme has been launched by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to save the lives of road accident victims. Under the scheme, a total of 609 hospitals in the state of Tamil Nadu including 408 private hospitals and 201 government hospitals, have been networked to provide medical care to road accident victims during the golden times and save precious human lives.
The Tamil Nadu government has disbursed ₹101 crores under the Scheme. According to the Minister, the Scheme has benefited 3,085 people and issued 3.22 crore in Krishnagiri, which has a national route that is prone to accidents, The Hindu reports.
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