TS Govt to upgrade 40 public hospitals

Finance Minister Eatala Rajender informed that about 40 government hospitals across Telangana State would be upgraded with modern equipment soon.

Speaking to media persons in Karimnagar on Sunday, Eatala said that the State Government was taking steps to improve healthcare facilities in all public hospitals to ensure better medicare for poor patients. He said Karimnagar District Hospital has been equipped with a modern emergency ward and CT Scan, MRI and other equipment have been installed in the hospital.

The Minister also informed that a comprehensive Action Plan has been put into place to deal with drought situation in the State. He said arrangements have been made to provide drinking water in drought-hit areas. He said fodder and water for cattle was also being arranged. He said Rs. 11.7 crore have been released to all Zilla Parishads for drinking water facilities in rural areas.

Eatala appealed to the people to save every drop of water in view of severe drought conditions in the State. (INN)