TTD To Promote Old Age Homes in AP & TS - TTD Chairman

Tirupati, 27 Dec. 20: TTD is mulling over to promote Old Age Homes and Leprosy Hospitals in the twin Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


TTD Chairman Sri YV Subba Reddy directed the officials to prepare feasibility reports for setting up such units in both states.


Earlier the TTD Chairman visited the old age home and leprosy hospital at Tirupati on Sunday and directed officials to take up repairs to leaking roofs, repaint some rooms and also improve quality of medical and food services to aged inmates.


TTD Chief Medical Officer Dr Narmada explained that there were presently 32 persons in old age homes and 56 patients in leprosy hospital. The Chairman instructed the officials to use vacant buildings available at Tirupati for setting up old age homes and that TTD will amend eligibility criteria to enable admission to more persons. 


He also directed officials to enhance the strength of medical staff at the PHCs on Srivari Mettu and Alipiri footpath routes and to work in two shifts and also enable PHC services for devotees in the Annamaiah Margam on Important days.


Leprosy hospital In-charge Dr Bharat Kumar, HDPP Advisory Committee Cooption member Sri Penchalaiah and other officials were also present.


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