TS Cabinet approves 3 new super speciality hospitals in Hyderabad

The Telangana Cabinet on Saturday approved the construction of three more super speciality hospitals under the GHMC jurisdiction and the modernization of TIMS as a super speciality hospital keeping in view the needs of the people.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  20 Jun 2021 6:43 AM GMT
TS Cabinet approves 3 new super speciality hospitals in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The Telangana Cabinet on Saturday approved the construction of three more super speciality hospitals under the GHMC jurisdiction and the modernization of TIMS as a super speciality hospital keeping in view the needs of the people. In all the Cabinet has decided to set up four super speciality hospitals, including TIMS.

Among the three new super speciality hospitals, one will come up on the Government Chest Hospital campus, the second at the fruit market premises at Gaddi Annaram area, and the third in Medchel Malkajgiri district between Alwal and the ORR.

Paddy procurement amid pandemic

Meanwhile, the agriculture department officials informed the Cabinet that the paddy yield last year was more than three crore tonnes. Besides, so far this season, the state has received more than 60 per cent the normal rainfall. The rainfall is more than five per cent compared to last year, the officials briefed the Cabinet.

The marketing department said the government had procured 1.4 crore tonnes of paddy last year while the traders had purchased 1.6 crore tonnes and the rest was used by people for their own needs. The agriculture department informed the Cabinet that so far Rs. 5,145 crore had already deposited in the farmers' accounts this monsoon under Rythu Bandhu Scheme. The Cabinet congratulated civil supplies, rural development and other related departments officials and staff for procuring paddy in a record manner even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Cabinet also ratified the government's decision to modernize the existing vegetable market in Kothapet and convert it into an integrated vegetable and non-veg market.

Re-launching sheep distribution scheme, insurance for toddy tappers

The Cabinet has instructed the officials concerned to re-launch the sheep distribution scheme for the Yadavs who are engaged in sheep rearing business. It also instructed the officials to take all the necessary measures to set up modern hairdressing salons in the villages as decided earlier for the benefit of Nayi Brahmin professionals.

The Cabinet also instructed that measures should be taken to ensure that toddy tappers get the insurance immediately. It further directed officials to release ex gratia amount to toddy and fisheries workers and release funds to the MBC Corporation for the benefit of other hereditary professions. The Cabinet also instructed the officials to take measures to pay insurance to handloom workers.

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