GHMC to introduce ‘Basthi Davakhanas’ in city

GHMC to introduce ‘Basthi Davakhanas’ in city

Impressed with the concept of Mohalla Clinics being run by Delhi Government, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation too is planning to introduce Basthi Davakhanas in the localities with a population of about 5,000 people.

GHMC Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, Commissioner Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy, Mayors of Karimnagar, Ramagundam, Khammam and officials have visited and inspected some of the Mohalla Clinics at Janakpuri area in New Delhi on Thursday. They also interacted with the local residents on the functioning of Mohalla Clinics. The residents have explained about the benefits of getting immediate primary medical facilities through Mohalla Clinics.

The GHMC Mayor informed that the Basthi Davakhanas would be established on the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. He said he would soon convey a meeting with the officials to finalise the plan.

Earlier, the team participated in Mayor’s conclave and leadership Summit 2017 – 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 EXPO at Pragathi Maidan in New Delhi. Later, the team visited Power plant, being run by Ramky Group, where power is being generated from garbage. The power plant has been established in more than 100 acres where nearly 25 mega watts of power is being generated. (INN)