May 19, 2022
In a bid to make medical checkups and consultations available to the rural population, Narayanpet district along with the Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA) launched a pilot project ‘T- Consult – a Rural Tele-Medicine project’ from Makthal mandal.
The project involves as many as 62 doctors from various fields of specialisation to provide medical consultation services to the rural poor free of cost. The project will be launched in phases. In the first phase, it will be launched in Makthal mandal making it the first mandal in India to have 100 percent access to telemedicine. Around 39 villages are expected to gain the benefits of the service.