Hyderabad: Excise, Tourism, Sports, Youth Services and Culture Minister Dr V Srinivas Goud said that Mahabubnagar district was emerging as a medical hub. The Minister inaugurated the newly established Government Nursing College at the Government General Hospital on Wednesday.
Speaking to the media on this occasion he said that Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, who granted the first medical college in the state to Mahabubnagar, also granted a government nursing college. He explained that the government, which has already sanctioned three government medical colleges for the erstwhile Mahabubnagar district, will soon start the work on two more colleges.
He said that medical colleges were established in Telangana like nowhere else in the country. He said that a government physiotherapy college would also be started soon. He said that the own buildings of nursing and physiotherapy colleges would be constructed soon.
The minister said that before the formation of Telangana, there were only 10 doctors and 20 nurses in Mahbubnagar district hospital, but now more than a hundred doctors and 400 nurses were providing services.In the coming year, the super-speciality hospital under construction at the old Collectorate will be started and all types of super-speciality medical services including heart and kidney will be provided. (INN)