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Dattatreya promises ESIC hospital at Tandur, Telangana

Dattatreya promises ESIC hospital at Tandur, Telangana

Tandur: Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today said a 100-bed hospital would be set up at Tandur in Vikarabad district of Telangana under the Employees State Insurance Corporation, provided the state government gives the land.

“I am willing to sanction a 100-bed hospital at Tandur, provided the state government gives us land. Also, we need at least 30,000 members under the Employees State Insurance scheme (in the area),” the minister said here.

Dattatreya was the chief guest at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ekalavya Centre of Agriculture Research and Training (ECOART) at Gingurthi, 15 km from here.

PSU major ONGC has given Rs four crore to ECOART.

D D Misra, Director HR, ONGC, and members of Parliament K Kavita, K Vishveshwar Reddy, Gokaraju Ganga Raju and Telangana Transport Minister P Mahendar Reddy were also present.

–PTI