New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar Friday inaugurated a renovated and upgraded 100- bed Employees’ State Insurance Hospital in Tirupati. Also Read - Jagan Mohan Compares COVID-19 to Ordinary Fever, Says 'no Need to Panic'

The hospital will benefit more than three lakh persons insured with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). Also Read - Andhra Govt Announces Rs 1000 Per Family, Free Ration to Poor People as State Imposes Lockdown

“Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment, inaugurated the renovated and upgraded 100 bedded ESI Hospital at Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)…,” a Labour Ministry statement said. Also Read - Andhra Pradesh Local Body Elections Postponed Over Coronavirus Scare

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Gangwar said the 50 bedded ESI Hospital, Tirupati has been renovated and upgraded to 100 beds capacity with project cost of about Rs 110 crore.

The hospital building is centrally air conditioned with inpatient and outpatient services and will provide treatment facility in various departments, the statement said.

The hospital is equipped with facilities such as OPD, IPD, wards, emergency, diagnostic services, operation theatres, ICU, NICU, CT Scan and X-ray. More than three lakh insured persons and their families will be benefitted, it added.

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