Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute paid rich tributes to its founder Late NT Rama Rao on the occasion of his 25th Death Anniversary. Participating in a program arranged today in hospital premises, Sri Nandamuri Balakrishna, Chairman, BIACH&RI has paid floral tributes by garlanding the statutes of Late Sri NT Rama Rao and Smt Basavatarakam. Later he also distributed fruits to poor patients in Arogyasri wards and also in pediatric wards.
Speaking on the occasion, Sri Balakrishna has praised the yeoman services rendered to Telugu people during his life time as artist, politician and also as chief minister. While explaining various achievement s of Late Sri NTR as actor, Sri Nandamuri Balakrishna has said that by playing various roles pertaining to devotional, social with ease and being remembered for ever by the people. He also said that late NTR always used to believe that the art is always meant to wake up the society on various issues faced by it.
Further remembering Late NTR as a politician and subsequently the chief minister, Sri Balakrishna has said that late leader has introduced several revolutionary schemes such as rights for women in family assets, introduction of pass books to farmers. He also said that it is Late NTR who conceptualized various irrigation schemes for drought prone Rayalaseema Region.
Finally talking about Late NTR’s dream of creating a world class cancer facility that can provide treatment to poor patients at affordable rates, Sri Balakrishna said that BIACH&RI was established twenty years ago and now being recognized as one of the best cancer hospitals in India. He also expressed his gratitude to all those donors, doctors, staff members who had dedicatedly helped the organization to become a 500 bedded facility. He also appreciated the efforts of doctors, staff members who came forward to provide uninterrupted cancer care during COVID and also for those infected with COVID by providing requisite treatment.
Along with Sri Nandamuri Balakrishna, Chairman, BIACH&RI the programs were participated by Dr RV Prabhakar Rao, CEO, BIACH&RI; Dr TS Rao, Medical Director, BIACH&RI; Sri G Ravi Kumar, COO, BIACH&RI; Dr Phani Koteswara Rao, MS< BIACH&RI; Dr Kalpana Raghunath, Associate Director – Academics, BIACH&RI and several doctors, staff members etc.