Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Aug. 25 -- : Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas on Saturday said that the YSR government was committed to ensuring quality healthcare to the people.

Speaking at a review meeting after visiting King George Hospital and Andhra Medical College here, he said that the health sector was the top priority for the state government.

Srinivas also announced Rs 100 crore for the Visakha Institute Medical Sciences (VIMS) to improve its infrastructure and raise the salary of its staff. "Efforts would be made to recruit regular staff for VIMS," he said.

The minister said that several issues were brought to his notice during the visit to the hospitals and directed authorities to address t...