Tjhe hisotirc Osmania General Hospital, which served lakhs of people duirng Nizams time and renwoned itself as one of the best hospitals in the entire country, has now turned into a hotbed of corruption. The employees of the hospital are fleecing the poor and ordinary people who visit the hospital for the treatment of their ailments by fixing rates for each and every medical service instead of offering them free of cost. The attitude of the hospital employees towards the ailing patients had stooped to such a level that many of them are resolving not to visit the hospital again as there were forced to cough up money in the same manner as government hospitals.
A surprise visit of the hospital by Great Telangana team revealed that the hospital staff fixed rates for every service the hospital offer in clear in defiance of the government rules, The victims further told that the staff were demanding money without any fear of getting caught red handed. Some of the rates fixed by the staffers of the hospital are Rs 1000 for the delivery of baby boy and Rs.500 on the delivery of baby girl. The services like Registration , Case sheet , stretcher , Wheel chair also has a differential tariff fixed by the employees. Interestingly, the officials of the hospital are not taking any action against the errant staff members despite loding of many complaints by the visiting patients.