Vishakhapatnam: Andhra Medical College, the oldest in the state is shinning in its renovated look. The new board atop the college structure announcing its name in shinning paint, both in Telugu and English and the freshly painted new gate thrown open welcoming students, alumni, and teachers into its portals.The Anatomy dissection hall of the Anatomy Department has gone major renovation with new LED lights, fans, marble tables laid for dissection and the shinning floors beckoning students.
The other renovations include- a new bore well sunk in the Physiology Department, a renovated age old statue of Mercury (Roman God) which was unveiled on Monday as the college gate stood open, signaling completion of renovation.
College Principal, T Radha said, “Alumni of the college had come forward to donate funds to refurbish the college premises. Out of the 150 students from the 1975 batch, as many as 60 contributed Rs 12 lakh. Within six weeks, the renovation works were completed.”
Dr Digumarthi Raghunadha Rao, Director, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Visakhapatnam, winner of the BC Roy Award recently, was felicitated by the college.
AMC Vice-Principal Padmavathi, Anatomy HoD Asha Latha, KGH Superintendent, G Arjuna, along with a team of 10 students of the 1975 batch were among st the others present during the inauguration reports TNIE.