Telangana to setup Kaloji University of Health Sciences at Warangal
Hyderabad, 24 September 2014: Telangana government today announced setting up new health university — Kaloji University of Health Sciences– at Warangal, named after famous writer Kaloji Narayana Rao. The state government has been working on the setting up its own health university for better regulation of medical education in the state.
So far, Vijayawada based Dr NTR Health University is acting as nodal university for conducting medical exams and regulating the admission process for MBBS, BDS, PG medical courses and nursing education.
Post bifurcation, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Health Minister T. Rajaiah were keen on setting up Kaloji University of Health Sciences. After due consultations with the various experts and academicians, the State government today decided to go ahead with the plan.
Warangal is tier-II city, 100 km away from Hyderabad and already has a state of the art medical college and a hospital. After Kaloji University of Health Sciences comes in to existences, the government may now focus on increase the number of medical seats and setting up new colleges to meet the requirements.