Telangana govt approves Rs 1,571-cr NIMS expansion project

S A M Rizvi, Telangana's Secretary for Health, issued a Government Order on November 15, 2022

Harish Rao

HYDERABAD: The Telangana state government approved Rs 1,571 crores on Wednesday for the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) expansion project, marking yet another significant step toward Arogya Telangana.

S A M Rizvi, Telangana's Secretary for Health, issued a Government Order (GO Ms No 142) on November 15, 2022.

According to an official GO issued by the state Health Medical & Family Welfare department, the NIMS is authorised to raise financial resources from banks/financial institutions to meet the project's costs. It is also authorised to engage SBI CAOS, which is the nodal agency for TSSHCL, for debt syndication for the project.

According to expansion plans, there will be 2,000 oxygen beds and 500 ICU beds. There will be 42 departments in total, with super specialty care for the heart, kidney, brain, liver, cancer, emergency, trauma, orthopaedic specialties, and other specialties provided, increasing the number of super specialty medical seats.

Furthermore, the health department will also provide training in superspecialty nursing and allied health sciences.

Telangana's government, led by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, demonstrates that people's health is a top priority, and that strengthening healthcare is important, according to Telangana Health Minister Harish Rao.

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