Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, IAS held a meeting with officials and reviewed the strengthening of medical infrastructure at BRKR Bhavan. Health officials briefed the Chief Secretary about the measures taken up in this regard. Installation of PSA oxygen generation plants, making all beds in government hospitals into oxygen beds, ramping up of additional storage capacity of Liquid Medical Oxygen, increasing pediatric oxygen and ICU beds and strengthening and upgrading of district hospitals were discussed during the meeting.
Chief Secretary directed the officials to expedite filling up of existing vacancies, ensure adequate stocks of medicines, diagnostic equipment biomedical equipment, testing kits and other essentials. Chief Secretary also enquired about the progress in respect of the seven new medical colleges which were recently sanctioned by the state government. Sri Jayesh Ranjan, Prl. Secretary, ITE &C, Sri S.A.M Rizvi, Secretary Health,Sri Rahul Bojja, Secretary Disaster Management, Sri Ronald Rose, Special Secretary Finance, Sri Sheshadri, CIG, Sri G. Srinivas Rao, DPH, Sri D. Ramesh Reddy, DME, Sri Chandra Shekar Reddy, MD TSMIDC, Sri Narasimha Reddy, MD, TSIIC, Sri Gangadhar, OSD to Hon’ble CM, Sri Ganapathi Reddy, ENC, R&B and other officials were attended.