December 4, 2023

The Telangana Authorities has filed an affidavit about its resolution to demolish the Osmania Common Hospital to construct a brand new facility there.

The affidavit dated July 27 said that the choice was taken after a gathering between public representatives that included Dwelling Minister Mahmood Ali, Animal Husbandry minister Talsani Srinivas, and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, in tandem with authorities officers from the GHMC, MAUD, and different associated departments.

One of many said goals for the demolition of the hospital is house constrain within the hospital and the dilapidated state of the constructing. In accordance with the superintendent of the OGH, Dr. B. Nagendar, the hospital wants 1812 beds to match the present affected person load.

“The previous constructing is unfit for any form of affected person care, and the mentioned constructing is to be eliminated together with the opposite satellite tv for pc buildings for the event of an alternate hospital of 35.76 lakh toes,” said the affidavit filed on behalf of the Well being, Medical and Household Welfare division of Telangana.

Accomplished in 1926, the OGH is a part of the Musi riverbank transformation executed with the munificence of Nizam Osman Ali Khan, the imaginative and prescient of M. Viswesaraya and executed by British architect Vincent J. Esch. The Excessive Court docket, the Metropolis School and Kacheguda railway station are a part of that grand panorama planning.

The OGH is a protected constructing below the Hyderabad City Improvement Authority’s regulation 13 as a heritage website.