Hyderabad | Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced that the state of Telangana is making rapid strides on the public health front and taking the health care facility to the door steps of needy in the state. The chief minister inaugurated nine medical colleges in the state virtually from the Pragathi Bhavan and said the Telangana state has attained a rare and revolutionary distinction of producing ten thousand medical graduates every year with the present available resources and it transformed into a model state in the country.
Speaking on the occasion the chief minister detailed how the government of Telangana was taking the health care facility on the top of its agenda for the past ten years and added how it took up the concepts and programmes for providing health care to all. The rural health care network has improved considerably and the state has progressed on the institutional delivery front what with the encouragement of the programmes like amma Odi, KCR kit and other novel schemes, he said.
Reiterating the governments intentions to support the health care mechanism in the rural parts of the state with a renewed verve, the chief minister said the medical and health care departments in the state have attained rare distinctions with the programmes and schemes.
“ when the state of Telangana formed the remotest regions San the health care mechanism but the advent of the concepts designed by the health ministry helped the rural semi urban and urban populace to utilise the services to the optimum level, The chief minister said. KCR further said the institutional deliveries in the government hospitals noticed a maximum rise and 76 percent of deliveries in the state are recorded in the government hospitals after the implementation of the KCR kit scheme in the state.
The chief minister was all praise for the health ministry for introducing the Nutrition Kit in the state and said the working women conceived are provided the kit for getting the proper health care. The chief minister during the inauguration of the colleges virtually from the Pragathi Bhavan asserted that the present intake capacity in the state was increased to 8050 seats with the affixation of nine new medical colleges on Friday.
The state has got 46 percent of the additional seats sanctioned this year at the national level . This intake capacity would surpass ten thousand mark next year and the state is keen on opening new medical college in each and every district headquarters of the state. Even the para medical and nursing college network would also be strengthened and the health wing would Take initiativesives on that front, CM declared.
The chief minister inaugurated medical
Colleges on the government sector in Khammam, Karimnagar, Kamareddy, Bhupalpalli, Asifabad, Nirmal, Siricilla, vikarabad and Jangaon on Friday.
Health minister Hareesh Rao, Chief secretary Shanthi Kumari and Director medical education Ramesh along with the Kaloji health university Vice chancellorDr Ramesh Reddy and others were present.
Ministers representing the districts along with the local public representatives took party in the inaugural programmes in their respective district headquarters .