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MNR College in expansion mode

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Plans to introduce PG courses from 2007; hospital facilities will be upgraded


  • Homeopathy, ayurvedic medical colleges and a research centre to be set up
  • Plans to provide basic amenities in backward villages
  • Care Hospitals expertise to be roped in to extend superspeciality services

    Sangareddy: The MNR Medical College and hospital on the Narsapur road of Sangareddy is poised for a major expansion.

    Addressing a press conference here on Friday the director of MNR Educational trust Ravi Verma Mantena said that the college is proposing to start post-graduate courses in medicine, dental, pharmacy, physiotherapy and nursing from 2007.

    He said that the Sangareddy campus which already houses 10 different colleges would soon add homeopathy, ayurvedic medical colleges, college of physical education and post-graduate and research centre for life sciences enabling the institute to gain the deemed university status are also in the pipeline.

    The trust is also planning to open job oriented short-term courses which include lab technician, radiology technician and dental hygienist.

    Adoption of villages

    The college that offered free medical aid to all walks of people has decided to adopt 25 most backward villages and Tandas around its campus in a phased manner.

    The director announced that the Trust hopes to provide basic amenities in these villages that have a bearing on the health and hygiene of its people.

    Principal of the college K.V.Raghava Rao said that talks are in progress with Care Hospitals in Hyderabad to provide superspeciality medical care in the backward Medak district.

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