Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy on Saturday visited the prestigious AIIMS Medical College and Hospital at Bibinagar of Yadadri- Bhuvanagiri district.

 

The South India Times Bureau Hyderabad, October 10: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs  G. Kishan Reddy on Saturday visited the prestigious AIIMS Medical College and Hospital at Bibinagar of Yadadri- Bhuvanagiri district, and  launched the official website of AIIMS Medical College. Addressing the officials at a review meeting with the authorities to know the progress of the ongoing construction and development works, Kishan Reddy said that Narendra Modi government had showered flowers on frontline warriors – healthcare workers and sanitation workers – and instilled confidence in them besides providing the doctors with an insurance cover of Rs 50 lakhs.The Minister pointed out that despite the delay, the state government has handed over the land to the AIIMS, and directed the District Collector to finish the formalities quickly and handover the constructed buildings to the authorities.The Union Minister said that if an additional 10 acres of land can be allotted, a Rural Health Care Unit will be started, which will also function under the supervision of AIIMS.AIIMS Director Dr Bhatia said that hostel facilities should be arranged for the medical college students before the second batch arrives, and also pointed out that the OPD services which were suspended due to pandemic COVID-19 would be resumed within three weeks. He also added that interviews for doctors and nurses were already held. Kishan Reddy also said that the AIIMS Super Specialty Hospital would be made available to the people of Telangana in the next two to three years.  Reddy recalled that as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambition to extend the services of AIIMS, which are previously limited to only Delhi, to other states, a new AIIMS Hospital and Medical College was sanctioned to Telangana state.The Union minister also said the Center is ready to provide kinds of facilities to the AIIMS and urged the State government to extend its cooperation.  District Collector Anita Ramachandran attended the meeting.