Vastavam web: Stage is set for the biggest-ever TRS public meeting Pragati Nivedana Sabha with a gathering of people in lakhs for today. Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in his two-hour long speech will showcase his government’s performance during the last four and half years. Apart from making elaborate arrangements with regard to security and food supply, special medical teams have also been deployed at the venue in Kongara Kalan on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
Usually medical teams setting up health camps at public meetings keep ORS sachets, paracetamol tablets apart from tablets for vomiting or stomach upset symptoms, but Kongara Kalan meeting is an exception as ASV vials are being kept additionally to give emergency aid to anyone affected by snake bite. This step was taken as the meeting is being held in a more than 1500 acres of open isolated area, devoid of any habitations and proper roads. Apart from the main venue, dozens of temporary parking lots have been created to park vehicles.
Health machinery from Ranga Reddy district has been assigned health camps responsibilities for this meeting. According to officials, they have put up six health camps comprising doctors, nurses and paramedical staff along with medicines to extend medical assistance to the needy. Even some private medical colleges and super-specialty hospitals like Malla Reddy hospitals and Star Hospital have decided to do their bit in view of a large public gathering expected.
20 ambulances will be kept at 20 parking lots. Also, three health camps, including one behind the main stage, with makeshift rooms, to even treat patients having heart attack or any such problems. Also, ASV vials are made available to treat snake bite victims. Even the 108 emergency services are being deployed at all four directions that lead to the venue. P Brahmananda Rao, Telangana Operations head of GVK-EMRI services, informed that 50 ambulances would be on duty to give emergency first-aid or health assistance to the needy and shift them to nearest hospitals.