Hyderabad(Hyd): In yet the other embarrassing status for the state govt, the layer of a roof inside in the Osmania Gen. Hospital (3)’s fallen to the floor on Thu.. The incident occurred the bathroom of a work doctor’s room, that is situated within the Quli Qutb Shah apartment, where sufferers are presently being handled after the main apartment has been sealed shut past month.
The incident has drawn sharp criticism from that people, as infra-structure problems seem to be constant even within the Quli Qutb Shah stop, that has been constructed regarding 2 decades back. Prior to this, junior doctors from OGH complained regarding lack of medical equipments, & different equipment, as things have been still being moved from that old heritage apartment to the Quli Qutb Shahi apartment.
When approached, Dr. B. Nagender, Superintdent, OGH, brushed-off the incident, & stated that the work doctor must have reached him to rectify the problem. “Just how does this (published on social media(SM)) make any difference to poverty-stricken sufferers in Osmania Hospital (3)? We shouldn’t tell them that the hospital (3) in risky, as majority of those who come here are from underprivileged backgrounds,” he informed LD.com.
Infra-structure problems in OGH were perpetual during this ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Although, past month, the main apartment, that is a heritage structure that has been finished in 1925, has been sealed shut on 22 Jul after rain water had flooded the urgency wards on the field floor. Awhile some of the doctors said that it has been because of the apartment being in a dilapidated state, & insisted that it be shut, it’s although from being identified that the flooding has been a result of a sewer line getting blocked underneath.
“I didn’t inquire anybody to shut it, & in reality I has been confessed with respiratory problems in NIMS after testing positive(+ve) for COVID-19,” stated Dr. Nagender. When inquired in case the old apartment, that hasn’t witnessed a drop of water enter it despite of heavy rains, going to be open, the Supervisor stated that the call on that wil be taken by higher officials.
It may be recalled that the state govt’s schedules to demolish the OGH in 2015 had drawn such people ire, specially from heritage activists, after that the govt dropped its schedules. Extra just recently, chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao’s trying to demolish the Irrum Manzil has been also resisted within the Telangana (TL) High Court(H.C), that the state govt eventually lost.
OGH has been finished in 1925 after Hyderabad(Hyd) has been affected by this bubonic plague about 1911. The city administration afterwards taken care of the problem, following that the afterwards Nizam Osman Ali Khan (1911-48) set up the City Improvement Board (CIB) in 1912 to enhance Hyderabad(Hyd)’s infra-structure. It has been designed by architect Vincent Esch, who also designed the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.
The OGH’s old apartment (with remaining like High Court & City College) is an excellent example of the Osmanian style (or) Indo Saracenic genre of architecture. It’s an integral part of Hyderabad(Hyd)’s 20th-century riverscape & skyline. The CIB during this reign of Osman Ali Khan had transformed the medieval city into a modern metropolis, full with infrastructures like the High Court, railway stations, educational institutions & OGH.