Hyderabad: Telangana Minister for IT and Municipal Administration and Urban Development KT Rama Rao on Thursday inaugurated air-conditioned cancer center at Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences in Punjagutta.
Minister KTR accompanied Health Minister Laxma Reddy for the inauguration ceremony.
The 50-bed Oncology unit has been developed at a cost of Rs 10 crore by Megha Engineering Infrastructure Pvt Ltd (MEIL) which is on par with any other corporate hospitals in terms of infrastructure. Of the 50 beds, five are for Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 12 beds are for men, 10 beds for women, 11 beds for children and 12 are for special leukemia ward.
The development works of cancer center were started in June last year which has taken one year to complete it. Besides the patient ward, it also consists of doctors' room, staff room, storeroom and so on.