The team of doctors from Department of Community & Family Medicine, AIIMS Mangalagiri, on 16-10-2018 visited the Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Guntur District around Mangalagiri in the process of adopting the site and the field practice area for Rural Health Training Centre (Centre for Rural Health and Development AIIMS Mangalagiri), AIIMS Mangalagiri.

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Nutakki

Nutakki is a village in Guntur District. It is located in Mangalagiri mandal of Guntur revenue division. It lies on the southside of River Krishna and about 12 kilometers southeast from Vijayawada. It lies around 10-12 kilometers from the town of Mangalagiri. It is a gram panchayat with 14 wards headed by Sarpanch Mrs.Kothapalli Koteswaramma. Total area of the village is 1122 hectares. The total population of the village is 9236 (820/km2) with 2761 households (2011 Census). Agriculture is the major occupation with Paddy, Banana, Turmeric, Chillies, Cotton as the major crops.

Duggirala

Duggirala is a village in Guntur District. It is the mandal headquarters of Duggirala Mandal in Tenali Revenue Division. This village is located 16 kilometers from Mangalagiri town. Total area of the village is 805 hectares. The population of the village is 11098 (1400/km2) with 3128 households. The total population constitute, 5,505 males, 5,593 females and 1,053 children, in the age group of 0–6 years (2011 Census). It is governed by gram panchayat with 16 wards headed by Gram sarpanch Mr.Meghavath Parvathi Bai. The village is also headquarters for Executive Engineer of Krishna Western delta region. Major Occupation of the village is agriculture with Turmeric as the main crop followed by paddy, banana, Cotton, Chillies etc..

Emani

Emani is a village in Guntur District. It is located in Duggirala Mandal of Tenali revenue division. This village is located around 21 kilometers from the town of Mangalagiri. Total area of the village is 2316 hectares. The population of the village is 7998 (350/km2) with 2403 households (2011 Census). Major Occupation of the village is agriculture with Turmeric as the main crop followed by paddy, banana, Cotton, Chillies etc.Continue reading…

Faculty who visited the PHCs

1. Dr.Rakesh Kakkar – Professor and Head
2. Dr.Sathiyanarayanan – Assistant Professor
3. Dr.Desham Chelimela – Senior Resident
4. Dr.Nazia Tabassum – Senior Resident
5. Dr.Navya Krishna Naidu –Tutor
6. Dr.Vinoth Kumar Kalidoss - Tutor
7. Mr.Nageswara Rao, MSW, Govt. Siddhartha Medical College, VijayawadaContinue reading…