Jana Sena Party (JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan along with a team of doctors and researchers from Harvard University met Chief Minister N. Chandrbabu Naidu at the Secretariat on Monday to discuss the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) problem in the Uddanam area. Mr. Naidu told him that the State government and Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) would set up a research centre jointly to study the reasons for kidney ailments in the Uddanam area.
The government would release ?15 crore towards its share for three years, he said. He asserted that there was no dearth of funds. The government had already initiated a series of measures to help the kidney patients, he said. Safe drinking water The Chief Minister reminded them that the government would provide a pension of ?2,500 per month to the patients.