Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu Laid Foundation Stone of King’s College Hospital in Amaravati


Andhra Pradesh Hon’ble Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on 16th Aug, 2017 (Wednesday) laid the foundation stone for Kings College Hospital (KCH) by IUIH (Indo-UK Institute of Health) Medicity at Nauluru, Errapalem village, Mangalagiri in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. It will be world class health care infrastructure with Foundation of Medcity an estimated cost of 1,600 crore.

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Kings College Hospital (KCH) Foundation Stone in Amaravati

Apart from the event Andhra Pradesh CM thanked KCH Chairman Lord Robert Kerslake, and IUIH Managing Director and CEO Ajay Rajan Gupta for agreeing to make the facility coming up in Amaravati, the headquarters for 11 such hospitals being established in India at a cost of Rs. 17,000 crore.

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“Mr. Naidu said he was indebted to the farmers who gave their lands for the construction of the capital city, which was attracting global talent, and investments into projects like the KCH-IUIH Medicity.”

Speaking on the occasion our CM Mr. Naidu “With the project, Amaravati gets its largest investment in the health sector,” adding that the first phase of the hospital would be inaugurated on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.Naidu said that he aspires to make the State a Medical hub. The new capital of Amaravati is going to be the Medical Tourism Hub in near future, he said. Chief Minister announced that yet another 20 medical colleges are coming to the State soon. “Kings is one of the world’s most famous hospitals which has come to Amaravati to headquarter all the future projects of that group in the country,” the Chief Minister said.

“India and United Kingdom had government-to-government agreement for developing 11 Indo-UK Institutes of Health (IUIH) in India by Indo-UK Healthcare Private Limited. It will likely create over 10,000 job opportunities in the health industry. The first phase of king’s College hospital with nursing school, NHS oncology unit, and liver transplant unit will be ready in the next two months and I want it to be inaugurated on October 2,” Naidu said.

Note Points: About Foundation Stone of King’s College Hospital

The Amaravati medical hub project will roll off in two phases.

  • Med-City would come up in a 150-acre area.
  • The first phase will have 1000 bed Kings College hospital, nursing school, paramedic training school, NHS oncology unit with rehabilitation centre and IUIH supply chain centres spread across 50acres. The construction works will commence in 2018 and will become full operational in 2019.
  • Our CM asked the IUIH management to speed up the works and launch the first phase of the international healthcare system by October 2, 2018.
  • The second phase will have King’s College London Medical College, Zimmer Biomet PG Medical Centre, IBM Asia data analytics centre, implant manufacturing industry NHS stem cells-translational research and medical centre, five-star and 3-star hotels and 1000-bed King’s College Hospital spread across 100 acres. The entire activity will span across five to six years.
  • Next coming years 13 medical institutions are coming up in the capital region of Amaravati and Andhra Pradesh introduced several schemes in health care for the benefit of the Andhra people.

Chandrababu also said that necessary steps will be taken to ensure that all the best medical services are available in Navyandhra, such that people across the world will come to Amaravati for the treatment of medical ailments. He added that there are huge investments are coming into the state.

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