VISAKHAPATNAM: The government will soon constitute a special committee to study the facilities and funds required to develop the King George Hospital (KGH) in the Port City. It will sanction `30 crore for this purpose and another `60 crore for developing VIMS, human resources development minister Ganta Srinivas Rao has said.
Addressing the inaugural session of ‘Plastic Reconstructive Day’ organised by the plastic surgery department of KGH, here Tuesday, the minister stressed on the need for developing KGH which had been treating the people of Andhra Pradesh and the neighbouring states of Odisha and Chhattisgarh for some years now. There was also a need for creating awareness among the people about plastic surgery operations, he said and appreciated the KGH authorities for their efforts in this regard.
IT minister Palle Raghunadh emphasised the need for more research in the plastic surgery department. KGH superintendent M Madhusudhan Babu, plastic surgery department head TV Sudhakar were present.