BB Nagar facility to become AIIMS

Hyderabad, January 20: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today announced that an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be set up replacing NIMS at Bibinagar in Nalgonda on the city outskirts.

The Chief Minister paid a visit to Bibinagar wherein the NIMS hospital is pending for quite some time. The Chief Minister held a review meeting with the officials on the occasion and said Bibinagar will become Health and smart city in the days to come.

The CM’s visit assumes significance as the Centre announced AIIMS to Telangana State as per Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. The Government is responsible for providing adequate land for this prestigious project to come up near Warangal highway with better connectivity near Outer Ring Road, he said. As of now, the government identified 400 acres for the purpose and efforts were being made to allocate more land, if necessary. The national level hospital of high standards will get a medical college, nursing institute and others, he added. The place is near to all districts and will propel development activity, he said. There is large scope for setting up of a township, new companies, industries, educational institutions, business and entertainment, the Chief Minister said.

Deputy Chief Minister T. Rajaiah, Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma, MP Boora Narsaiah Goud, parliamentary secretary G Kishore, MLAs Shekhar Reddy, Gongidi Sunitha, Sudheer Reddy, Prabhakar Reddy, Legislative Council vice-chairman N. Vidyasagar, MLCs Karne Prabhakar, Poola Ravinder, Medical department secretary Sureshchandra, district Collector, ZP chairman Balu Naik and others were present. (NSS)

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