Inauguration of Srinivasa Shankar Netralayam in TTD Central Hospital 

Tirumala, September 21: Chief Minister  K Rosaiah said today that the state government will not fall back in implementing the ambitious health care programs brainchild of former chief minister  Y S Rajasekhar Reddy.

He told reporters after inaugurating the medical infrastructure at  SVIMS  comprising of a gamma x-ray unit and a Cath lab, that   YSR had prioritized funds for health care benefits for both rural and urban poor in spite of the financial crunch. He said  Andhra Pradesh had become a role model for other states in providing social welfare and healthcare benefits for the rural and urban poor.

Later he also inaugurated an eye care centre  -Srinivas Shankar Netralaya at the TTD  administrative complex for which donations poured from al Chennai-based Ajay Rathi to the tune of Rs.50 lakhs. The TTD has already received a donation of  Rs. One crore from philanthropists for setting up the eye hospitals.

Hon’ble Ministers Sri Gade Venkat Reddy, Sri Ramachandra Reddy, Smt. Galla Aruna Kumari, TTD Chairman Sri D.K.Audikesavulu, Dr N.Yuvaraj, Joint Executive Officer, Sri P.V.S.Ramakrishna, C.V&S.O, Dr Sarada, Chief Medical Officer and others were present.