The Chief Minister of Telangana State KCR Declared Telangana state Health University at Warangal. The Health University named Kaloji Narayana Rao Health University. Excess land available besides Kakatiya Medical College(KMC) this location is the Telangana State Health University.
Kaloji Narayana Rao Health University Warangal
In Andhrapradesh NTR Health University was acting as mainl university for conducting medical university exams and regulating the admission process for MBBS, BDS, PG medical courses and nursing education.
After the State bifurcation, the Telangana state government has been brainstorming on setting up its Telangana health university and has spoken to many experts in medical education and medical industry. The deputy CM Dr Rajaiah himself announced couple of times that the university would come up in Warangal.
Setting up the new university is expected to give impetus to medical education in the state with an increase in number of seats and the quality of infrastructure.
The plan is to enable the varsity temporarily function from the premises of KMC which is spread over 125 acres. The health varsity, which will have jurisdiction over as many as 25 medical colleges, including those under AYUSH apart from nursing colleges, hasn’t seen any progress except for the appointment of Suresh Chandra, Principal Secretary (Medical & Health) as the first Vice-Chancellor of the varsity.