Procure Ventilators on Fact Tract- TTD Chairman

Tirupati, 17 Apr. 20: TTD chairman Sri YV Subba Reddy said that 500 beds with ventilators will be readied at the COVID hospital in Sri Padmavati medical college hospital in Tirupati within a couple of days.

After his inspection in the hospital on Friday morning the TTD chairman directed the Vice-chancellor and Director of SVIMS Dr Vengamma and also interacted with the District collector Sri Bharat Narayan Gupta about the Medicare in the hospital.

Later he also interacted with the health workers of the hospital and enquired about
supply of PPE kits, masks, sanitizers etc.


Speaking to reporters later the TTD chairman said on the directions of Chief Minister Sri YS Jaganmohan Reddy, Sri Padmavati medical college hospital has been designated as COVID hospital with 110 ventilators and 390 beds. The TTD has handed nearly Rs.20 crores to the District Collector to upgrade it into 500-bed hospital with ventilators and all other required medical equipment.

He said that Anna Prasadam by TTD to shelterless workers who are stranded in Tirupati, poor and beggars will continue through out the Lockdown period. He said as of date nearly 26 lakh food packets have been distributed among
distressed population.


The TTD chairman said on the third Sunday of every month the SVIMS super speciality hospital has been making home delivery of medicines to 250 epilepsy patients of Rayalaseema districts of Nellore and Prakasham. During the lock down period, TTD is supplying the medicines through PHCs in their villages.

RMO Dr Koti Reddy, Medical superintendent Dr Ram, COVID Nodal Officer Dr Chandrasekhar, Dr Bhargav, Ramcharan, DD of Public Relations department Sri Venkatram Reddy, SVIMS PRO Rajasekhar participated.

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