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226 hospitals to be unpgraded soon in AP

Written by: Staff

Visakhapatnam, Oct 24 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Health Minister K Rosaiah today said the state government is all set to sanction funds for upgrading 226 hospitals in a couple of months.

Talking to newspersons here, at the conclusion of a regional conference on water and vector borne diseases he said a proposal had been sent to NABARD for a loan of Rs 165 crore to augment the medical infrastructure. It was in the final stage of being sanctioned.

He said the funds would be sanctioned on the basis of need for infrastructure, increasing the staff and other facilities.

A decision was also taken to recruit 3,500 medical staff, including 1,500 doctors on regular pay scales. Other hospitals staff would be appointed on contract basis.

Mr Rosaiah said disciplinary action would be taken against officials for dereliction of duty and asked the officials to conduct more awareness programmes and medical camps in rural and tribal areas to spread awareness among the people.


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