andhra pradesh chief minister jagan MOHAN REDDY' target='_blank' title='ys jagan mohan reddy-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>ys jagan mohan reddy on tuesday launched the third phase of the mass eye screening program 'YSR Kanti Velugu' in Kurnool. The chief minister also launched 'Naadu-Nedu', an ambitious program to renovate all government hospitals right from village sub-centers to teaching hospitals in three phases and improve infrastructure in the next three years.
The State government is going to spend a whopping 15,335 Crore for this ambitious program. A total of 56,88,424 people in the 60-plus age group will be covered in this phase of Kanti Velugu with interventions like primary eye screening, prescription of spectacles, the supply of essential medicines to needy patients, referral for cataract surgeries and referral for tertiary eye care management, etc.
jagan government after coming to power in andhra pradesh is taking several steps to address the health issues pertaining to the people of the state. He also enhanced the marquee, Aarogyasri scheme in which even costliest treatments like cancer are being treated now. This is wonderful that the government is treating health and education as important segments to enhance the quality of life in the state.