Monday, June 6, 2011

APOLLO Scraps Medical College in CHITTOOR

Since  2008 APOLLO has been bickering about what to start in chittoor. Here is the timeline of the dilemma APOLLO is facing

18 Sep 2008: The Apollo Hospitals Group has decided to create a health knowledge city in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.-Mr Pratap C Reddy, executive chairman.

30 Jun 2010:  We are in the process of setting up  APOLLO REACH hospitals in Karaikudi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Karimnagar and Chittoor, and plans of establishing more facilities across the country are already underway,”Dr Prathap C Reddy, chairman Apollo Hospitals

25 Dec 2010: A self-contained medical community, the Apollo Mega Health City aims to set a benchmark in the realm of medical facilities not only in india, but worldwide. Modeled after faciilities such as Johns Hopkins, Stanford Medical University and Mayo Clinic, the Mega Health City contains various Colleges, R&D Labs, Hospitals and Housing.- KGD Architecture India.

20 Jan 2011: APOLLO allotted 220 acres of land in Murukambattu by APIIC for for setting up an integrated health city with an investment of about Rs 100 crore providing employment opportunity for about 1,400 persons. It will have healthcare facility, educational and training institutes and a research centre.

28 Feb 2011: Apollo proposes to have medical colleges in Chennai, Madurai, Hyderabad and Chittoor. "We have land in all these places: - Preetha Reddy, MD of Apollo Hospitals

11 May 2011: APOLLO allotted additional 6.9 acres in murukambattu.

Now latest side step is that apollo wants medical colleges only in 3 places excluding chittoor.

5 Jun 2011: A master plan to set up three medical colleges at Chennai, Hyderabad and Madurai has been approved," - Sangita Reddy, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise executive director.

Though Dr Pratap C Reddy is committed to bring APOLLO to chittoor, we only  have to wait and watch how its going to shape up and what CHITTOOR is going to get.

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  1. Nice follow up of incidents,appreciable commitment,,,Venk

  2. Apollo is going to come with mega health park...

  3. Hi thanks Anon @4:08 PM, this is great news. But why APOLLO is not coming clear on what exactly it wants to build is my concern.

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