Dutch Group Offers to Set up Modern Hospitals in Telangana

ENRAF-NONIUS India, the subsidiary of ENRAF-NONIUS Netherlands, who are experts in design, build and fund models, submitted a proposal for setting up state-of-the-art hospitals in Telangana with Netherland-based Rabobank funding to the tune of Rs 5,000 crore on annuity pay-back basis.

Company’s country head Sunil Agarwal, liaison director Hilal Rather, director of construction Suresh Gupta and others called on Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday and conveyed their willingness to set up hospitals in the state.

Rao told ENRAF-NONIUS India representatives that his government was planning to set up hospitals in Hyderabad, Warangal, Khammam and Karimnagar which, together, would have over 5,000 beds. He said his government looked forward to their participation in building the proposed hospitals.

He discussed with them the modalities of funding and the likely time for completion of the project after signing an agreement.

Agarwal informed the chief minister that they had done similar work in Sri Lanka and some other countries and invited state health minister C.Laxma Reddy and his team to visit Sri Lanka.

ENRAF-NONIUS is a world leader in delivery of services of the highest quality in tune with advanced techniques. The hospital that they have proposed will primarily be a multi-specialty hospital providing state-of-the-art facilities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, cardiology and cardio-thoracic surgery. It will also have the best of the diagnostic facilities of all types.

Rao asked a team of officers of health department led by Laxma Reddy to visit Sri Lanka this week and study the facilities in the hospital built by ENRAF-NONIUS there.

Apart from Laxma Reddy, finance minister Etela Rajender, chief secretary Rajeev Sharma, CMO principal secretary S Narsing Rao, principal secretary (health) Rajeswara Tiwari and others were present at the meeting.

Source: The New Indian Express

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