The upcoming Vizianagaram state medical college would be ready by 2024 if everything goes according to plan, officials said.
The 500 bed hospital would have all facilities and 150 places for MBBS students. The government will spend around 500 billion yen to build the hospital on 70 acres of land in Garjularega on the outskirts of Vizianagaram.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who practically laid the groundwork for the project, said the new hospital would provide treatment on a par with corporate hospitals.
Deputy Chief Minister Pamula Pushpa Srivani, Vizianagaram MP Bellana Chandrasekhar, MLAs Sambangi Venkata China Appala Naidu, Alajangi Jogarao and MLC Penumatsa Suresh Babu thanked the Chief Minister for Vizianagaram’s approval of a medical college.
Collector M. Hari Jawaharlal, joint collectors R. Mahesh Kumar, GC Kishore Kumar, J. Venkata Rao and other senior officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony.