Collector of Telangana should be an inspiration for the people, set an example by getting his wife admitted to a government hospital for the birth of a child.
A district collector in Telangana set an example by getting his wife admitted to a government hospital in a rural area, where she gave birth to a baby boy on Wednesday. At a time when even middle class people are hesitant to go to government hospitals, Bhadradri-Kothagudem district collector Anudeep Durishetty admitted his pregnant wife Madhavi to the government hospital in Bhadrachalam, a temple town on the border of Andhra and Chhattisgarh.
Madhavi had a C-section operation on Wednesday morning and she gave birth to a child. Senior gynecologists Surpaneni Srikranti and Bhargavi performed the surgery in collaboration with anesthetist Devika. A senior resident doctor of the hospital has expressed their views regarding this. He said, 'Both mother and child are healthy. Neonatologist Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy examined the baby and gave necessary medicine.
'The hospital is no less than a corporate hospital'
The doctor further told that the IAS officer could take his wife to any major hospital in Hyderabad. But he wanted to prove that our hospital is no less than a corporate hospital. In fact, even before being admitted to the hospital, Madhavi used to regularly visit our hospital for periodic check-ups and consultations with doctors.
Let us tell you that Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao, who was allotted the medical and health department on Tuesday night, expressed happiness over the Bhadradri-Kothagudem collector choosing a government hospital for the delivery of his wife. Harish Rao tweeted '@ Hearty congratulations to Collector_BDD and his wife. I hope both mother and baby are fine. It makes us very proud to see how under the able leadership of CM KCR Garu, the medical infrastructure of the state has proved to be the first choice of the people.
What is the purpose of this initiative
Durishetty, a 2018 batch IAS officer from Metpally town in Jagitiyal district of Telangana, was the All India No 1 ranker in that year's UPSC Civil Services exam. He was divided into Telangana cadre and served as Assistant Collector of the same district before being promoted as District Collector. While Deputy Superintendent of Hospital in Bhadrachalam area M Ramakrishna told Hindustan Times that the district administration's chief Such an initiative will go a long way in instilling the confidence of the common man in government hospitals.