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MEIL, L&T & DEC bag contracts for  construction of 3 TIMS facilities

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Three contracts for constructing three TIMS hospitals in Hyderabad are awarded. Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd. has been given Rs 667 crore contract for
TIMS hospital at Sanath Nagar. Larsen and Toubro Ltd were awarded TIMS hospital at LB Nagar for Rs 668 crore. The DEC Infrastructure and Projects (India) Pvt Ltd. is awarded TIMS Hospital at LB Nagar for Rs 669 crore.

The tenders for the construction of super-speciality hospitals have been approved by the Commissionerate of Tenders and LOA has been issued by the Roads and Buildings Department The Government of Telangana accorded administrative sanction of Rs 2,679 crore for the construction of three Super-Specialty Hospitals i.e., Telangana Institutes of Medical Sciences (TIMS).

Meanwhile, Minister for Health T Harish Rao has directed the top officials to speed up the work of nine medical colleges to be established in the State. A monthly review of NHM and TSMSIDC was conducted from the office of Arogyashri Health Care Trust on Saturday.

On this occasion, the Minister said that the tender process should be completed quickly and the works should start. He said that under the guidance of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, eight medical colleges were started simultaneously last year and created a record. In this spirit, steps should be taken to start MBBS classes in Karimnagar, Khammam, Kamareddy, Vikarabad, Janagam, Nirmal, Bhupalapalli, Sircilla and Asifabad districts this year.

All necessary arrangements should be completed by the time the National Medical Council team visits colleges for inspection. He said that the mother and child care centres under construction should be completed soon.The MCH hospitals under construction at NIMS and Gandhi Hospitals should be completed quickly and made available to the people.

The work of 23 CHCs under TVVP should be completed soon. There are already 20 diagnostic centres in Telangana and 13 newly established centres in various districts should be made available soon. The works of mortuaries and 12 central medicine stores should be completed quickly. He said that critical care hospitals are being set up near the areas where most road accidents happen, and they want to see that these works are completed quickly and the victims of accidents get timely treatment.

Harish Rao suggested ensuring that medicines are available in all hospitals and maintaining a buffer stock equivalent to three-month consumption. It was ordered that there should be no shortage in the supply of medicines and that the medicines should be distributed to the respective hospitals as required.

Officials should ensure that there is no shortage of reagents, conduct medical tests in government hospitals and ensure that test results are available within 24 hours. He said that to keep all the medical equipment in the government hospitals working regularly, the e-Upakaran portal established for immediate repairs should be used fully, and when the medical equipment are broken, they should be updated immediately in Upakaran, so that repairs can be done in time. He said that it is the responsibility of the Superintendents to ensure that the medical equipment is fully functional in the hospitals.

He said that the government is spending a large amount of money and providing medical equipment and it is our responsibility to ensure that these are fully Utilized by the people.
Family Health Welfare Department Commissioner Shweta Mahanthi, TSMSIDC Chairman Errolla Srinivas, MD Chandra Shekhar Reddy, DME Ramesh Reddy, TVVP Commissioner Ajay Kumar and others participated in this review.

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