MAUD Minister K.T.RamaRao inaugurated two Basti Dawakhanas at Erragadda and Vengalrao Nagar here on friday.
Government aims at providing primary health care to poor at doorsteps ,minister said. At present, there are about 123 Basti Dawakhanas in Greater Hyderabad and today 45 new Basti Dawakhanas were launched in various locations. These clinics are open to public from 9AM to 4PM.Locals of each basti can avail medical facilities in these clinics, he said. These clinics provide free diagnostic services as well free medicines to the poor. Minister said it gives him extreme happiness to launch 45 Basti Dawakhanas on a single day to cater to the medical needs of the people. He examined the facilities available in the Basti Dawakhana. Minister got his body temperature and BP checked with the medical staff available in the clinic.
After inaugurating the Basti Dawakhana interacted with a old woman who came for the treatment at the clinic. He also said the existing Basti Dawakhanas in the city are getting good reviews from the public.
Jubilee hills MLA Maganti Gopinath, Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, Health Department Spl Chief Secretary Santhi Kumari, MAUD Prl Secretary Arvind Kumar, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, Hyderabad Collector Swetha Mohanthy, Additional Commissioner Ravi Kiran and others participated in the program.