The state government has said that nearly 30,000 people in Telangana have received government medical care every day that shows the confidence of growing people in the public healthcare system.
On Tuesday, an official was released that said that under the free eye check-up programmer named, Kanti Velugu, 1.52 crore people were screened and 41 lakh visually impaired people are provided with customised spectacles and medicines free of cost.
The state government’s medical care has saved thousands of rupees for poor middle class families and the government is giving utmost priority to the expansion of medical education with the determination of the people of the state to meet their medical needs.
It also said that as a part of this, the government has established the Kaloji Narayana Rao Health University in Warangal.
Also, throughout the state, 21 government hospitals have offered CT scan services and Cath Labs have been set up in Hyderabad, Khammam, Warangal and Aliabad to perform heart surgeries.
The Chief Minister, K Chandrashekar Rao, led regime has risen the per-bed expenditure from Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,500 in order to improve sanitation management in government hospitals.
The number of MBBS seats in the state have also risen to 1,649 in 2021 from 700 in 2014 and the number is projected to go up to 5,240 after establishing a medical college in every district.
Just like the MBBS seats, the number of postgraduate medical seats has also increased from 531 in 2014 to 967 by 2021. Also, the number of super specialty seats has risen from 82 in 2014 to 153 by 2021.
The number of PG and super specialty seats will also go up to 2,500 and 1,000 respectively in future.
The release added that about almost 18 important government hospitals in the city have provided three meals at just Rs 5 to the attendants of the patients that benefits 18,600 people.
Also, Telangana has been allotted Rs 3,091 crore in the state budget.