After launching the Healthcity in five years, it seems resulting in huge losses on hospital managements which are existed now due to the lack of basic infrastructures like proper roads, common facilities such as effluent treatment plant (ETP) and street lights, drinking water etc. And have to effort for huge investments on their projects.
Members of Visakha Healthcity Hospitals’ Association (VHHA) described that the AP Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) and the GVMC officials in solving their woes despite repeated pleas says in a media conference.
The APIIC has purchased the rates fixed on sites, which set up hospitals in the 63-acre Healthcity at Arilova. Eight hospitals have already been existed and also 26 more were under construction of different stages. Ironically, the APIIC, which was imposing hefty fines on the hospitals if there were a delay in the construction, was not ensuring the provision of basic amenities in a time-bound manner. The plan approval was taking one year but the doctors were not given any response. The Buyers was already paid Rs.3 Crore as fine so far, said by Association secretary S.K.E. Appa Rao.
The authorities have to provide, under APIIC guidelines, street lighting, proper roads and common facilities said by Dr. Appa Rao There is No allotted setting for a common Bio-Medical Waste facility on site. It was took one-and-a-half acre site but no provision was made. At the end, the Association president K. Vishnu Prasad also speak.