Telangana to setup 8 medical colleges in 2022, 8 in 2023
Hyderabad: The state of Telangana is soon going to get 8 new medical colleges in 2022 and a few more in the year 2023. The govt announced that the medical colleges would be set up in every district in the next two years.The announcements to this effect were made by the Finance Minister, Harish Rao in his budget speech at the state legislative assembly sessionThe government announced that...
Hyderabad: The state of Telangana is soon going to get 8 new medical colleges in 2022 and a few more in the year 2023. The govt announced that the medical colleges would be set up in every district in the next two years.
The announcements to this effect were made by the Finance Minister, Harish Rao in his budget speech at the state legislative assembly session
The government announced that a medical college will be established in every district over the next two years. During calendar year 2022, eight new medical colleges will come up. During 2023, new medical colleges would be established in the remaining eight districts, the minsiter said
To expand the medical facilities in Hyderabad, the government further announced that there would be super-speciality hospitals on all four sides of the city. These institutions will be collectively known as Telangana Institutions of Medical Sciences (TIMS). These hospitals will be established at Gachibowli, LB Nagar, Alwal, and Erragadda. With each of these super speciality hospitals having 1000 beds, the poor people need not look at corporate hospitals for their healthcare needs, Finance Minister Harish Rao announced.
The government proposed an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore towards the establishment of new medical colleges.
Also, 2000 beds would be added at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS). With this, the total number of beds in the NIMS would increase to 3,489.
The government also decided to establish a "Health City" in Warangal. The city already has Kaloji Narayana Rao Health University. A new super speciality hospital with 2,000 beds is going to be constructed. With an outlay of Rs 1,100 crore, this hospital will function in a building with 24 floors and with 35 super specialities.
The Telangana government on Monday announced the setting up of the first women's university in the state. In the budget 2022-23 presented in the Assembly, the government has allocated Rs 100 crore for the purpose.
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