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TelanganaRs 1,100 cr sanctioned for Warangal super specialty hospital

Rs 1,100 cr sanctioned for Warangal super specialty hospital

Published: 4th Dec 2021 9:29 pm

Hyderabad: The State government on Saturday gave administrative sanction of Rs 1,100 crore for construction of the proposed multi-super speciality hospitals in Warangal city. The 24-storeyed massive hospital, will be constructed in an extent of 15 acres and will have 2,000 beds including 800 beds for super speciality services.

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Of the total Rs1,000 crore, Rs 509 crore was sanctioned for civil works, Rs 20.36 crore for water supply and sanitation works, Rs 182.18 crore for mechanical, electrical and plumbing works, Rs 105 crore for medical equipment, Rs 54.28 crore for ancillaries and the remaining Rs 229.18 crore is for statutory provisions and taxes. Principal Secretary for Health SAM Rizvi directed the authorities concerned to take immediate action in this regard.

Following Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s decision to develop Warangal city into a health hub, the existing prison of Warangal has been evacuated and nearly 15 acres of land has been handed over to the State government for this purpose. The Chief Minister had already laid foundation stone on June 21 this year for construction of the hospital which will have a helipad for emergency airlifting of patients using helicopters.

The hospital will have 36 super speciality divisions, along with around 500 doctors, more than a 1,000 nurses, paramedics and other staff. Upon completion of the hospital construction, the hospital is expected to attract medical tourism and develop Warangal into a health city.

On the occasion, Finance and Health Minister T Harish Rao tweeted that the State government accorded administrative sanction of Rs 1,100 crore towards construction of the 2,000 bedded Super Specialty Hospital at Warangal, with fully equipped specialised medical units, a Medical and a Dental College.

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