Over 2.74 lakh treated under Arogyasree this year

Minister for Medical Education Kondru Murli Mohan Rao informed the House that during the year 2011-12 as many as 2,74,418 patients were treated under Arogyasree scheme at an cost of Rs 674.52 crore. Replying to question raised by Jali Wilson and P J Chandra Shekar Rao he denied that 190 diseases has been excluded from the list of diseases for treatment. He informed the house that government was spending huge amounts to provide basic amenities in government Hospitals.