Hyderabad: The health authorities here have strengthened their efforts to fast track pending projects related to the construction of new building at Osmania General Hospital (OGH) and specialty twin towers at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS).
On Saturday, Health Minister Dr. C Laxma Reddy reviewed architectural plans of the new buildings for OGH and NIMS designed by authorities of Telangana State Medical Services and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TSMSIDC).
The health authorities have clarified that construction of the new building will be taken up at the available open parcels of land within the hospital campus without disturbing the heritage structure of OGH
Chief Engineer, TSMSIDC, OGH Superintendent, Dr. Nagender and senior doctors from OGH presented the proposed designs of the new building to the Minister. Due to the deteriorating condition of the heritage structure, the OGH senior doctors also urged the Minister to quickly start the construction activity.
Meanwhile, Reddy also inspected the designs of dedicated urology and nephrology towers that will come-up in due course. Senior hospital authorities of NIMS along with TSMSIDC presented several designs of the speciality towers to him.
While suggesting minor changes, he said a decision to finalise the actual designs will be taken only after consulting with Chief Minister, K Chandrashekhar Rao.
Director of NIMS, Dr. K Manohar, Director of Medical Education Dr. K. Ramesh Reddy, Principal Secretary Shanti Kumari, Director of Health Dr. Srinivas Rao and other senior officials were present.