Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Vijayawada ? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in government, private diagnostic centers that are available in Vijayawada? Are you looking to find out which part of the of the city’s is best to venture in or what all facilities are available and what all should be planned for new setup? In this article Hospaccx Healthcare Consultancy has mapped all on major players in terms of medical facilities and healthcare scenario in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh India.
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The City:

Vijayawada is a city in the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region, on the banks of River Krishna in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, 18.5 km away from the state capital Amaravati. Vijayawada is the second most populous city of the state with a population of 1,034,358 (census 2011). The projected population of the city is 2.5 million by 2025. As per the Demographic World Urban Areas: 2016, the city is the third most densely populated, in urban population of built-up areas in the world. Vijayawada is classified as a Y-grade city as per the Sixth Central Pay Commission. Vijayawada is the commercial headquarters of Andhra Pradesh. It was recognized as a “Global City of the Future” by McKinsey Quarterly, which had expected to increase to GDP of $17 billion by 2025.

Well-Known for:

  • Prakasham Barrage across the Krishna river.
  • Krishnaveni Mandapam (River Museum).
  • Gandhi Hill, an elevation of 500 ft on the on a hill.
  • Bhavani Island, one of the largest river island amidst Krishna River.
  • Kondapalli ToysVictoria Jubilee Museum.

Proximity With:

  • From Hyderabad: 273 kilometers

Industrial Capability:

  • ANDHRA CEMENTS (1937) is the first cement factory in Andhra Pradesh is established here.
  • SIRIS Pharmaceuticals was the first pharma company in Andhra Pradesh which was established here in 1950.
  • The ‘Nunna Mango Market’ is one of the largest mango markets in Asia, exporting to major cities in the country. It is also a hub for storage, bottling, and transportation of petroleum products of all major companies like BPCL, HPCL, IOC etc.

Geography and Climate:

Vijayawada lies on the banks of Krishna River, covered by hills and canals. It is 35 km (22 mi) from the state capital, Amaravati. and at an altitude of 11 m (36 ft) above sea level. Three canals originating from the north side of the Prakasham barrage reservoir- Eluru, Bandar, and Ryves- flow through the city.

Vijayawada has a tropical climate. The annual mean temperature ranges between 23.4–34 °C; with the maximum temperatures in the month of May and the minimum in December and January. The highest maximum temperature ever recorded was 48.8 °C in May 2002, and the lowest was 12.4 °C in January 1997. May is the hottest and January is the coldest month of the year. It receives rainfall from the South-west and North-east monsoons and the average annual rainfall recorded is 977.9 mm.

Vijayawada >Demographics:

As per Census 2011

  • Population-1,048,240
  • Male- 524,918
  • Female- 523,322
  • Sex Ratio- 997 females per 1000 males
  • Literacy Rate- 82.59% (male 86.25%; female 78.94%)
  • Official Language: Telugu
  • Other Languages: Telugu, Urdu, English, Hindi


Population Density: 16,939 persons per square kilometer

Economy of Vijayawada:

Vijayawada is one of the rapidly growing urban markets of the country. The sectors that contribute to the city economy are construction, education, entertainment, food processing, hospitality, registrations, transport, etc. Based on the recommendations of Sixth Central Pay Commission, it is classified as one of the Y-grade cities of India. The GDP of Vijayawada in 2010 was $3 billion and is estimated to touch $17 billion by 2025.


Medical Colleges in Vijayawada

  • Florence Nightingale School of Nursing

Florence Nightingale School of Nursing is one of the reputed institutions which is well administered and offered good infrastructure, facilities and excellent academic activities in Vijayawada which is in the state of Andhra Pradesh and this college excels not only in Academic activities but also in Extra-curricular activities and in Sports too. Students graduated from this college(Florence Nightingale School of Nursing) are placed in top level reputed organizations.

Ø  Government Dental College & Hospital

Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Vijayawada was established in the year 1992 with 40 admissions for the academic year 1992 – 93 as University of Health Sciences Dental College at Vijayawada, A.P. by Dr. N, T. R. university of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh with the permission of Dental Council of India and Govt. of India. he Institute was later handed over to the Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2000 along with Siddhartha Medical College.

  • KVSR Siddhartha College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

KVSR Siddhartha College of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established in 1994 (sponsored by Siddhartha Academy of General & Technical Education) and is affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University, and from 2010 affiliated to Krishna University. This is first private (self financed) Pharmacy institution established in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Global College of Nursing

The Global College of Nursing owes it’s genesis to the National Education Foundation, a trust formed by it’s dynamic members headed by Sri D.K.Shivakumar to ensure cutting edge quality nursing education comparable to the world. This will also help create a top-notch resource pool in the field of nursing services and education. The Global College of Nursing aims to prepare globally competent, resourseful and skillful nurses. The ultimate goal is to give the students a methodical, thorough training to help them achieve global leadership status in the field of nursing services and education.

  • Sri Venkateswara College of Pharmacy (SVCOP)

Sri Venkateswara College of Pharmacy (SVCOP), is a brainchild of ‘Bharatha Jyothi’ Dr. R.Venkataswamy, a Philanthropist and Educationist. He is the President of Srinivasa Educational Academy,Cestablished in the year 1991, which is running 23 Institutions under various streams of education. His love for education and care for his native district manifested itself in the form of colleges. The college was started offering B.Pharmacy course in 2007.


Major Government hospital in Vijayawada:

  • Government General Hospital: (1177 Beded )

The historic, 162 years old Government General Hospital, is one institution in the entire Guntur District, of Andhra Pradesh which stand as premier medical centre rendering yeomen Medicare. This hospital has qualified staff with top medical attention not only to the entire population of Guntur but also to the suffering poor converging from various districts of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Doctor Achanta Lakshmipathi Government Ayurvedic Hospital: (200 Beded)

Ayurvedic exponent Nori Rama Sastry established a hospital here in 1922. While the main hospital was in One Town, a clinic was run in the old tiled structure now located on the college campus. The Andhra Pradesh Government took over the clinic in 1968 and developed it into teaching hospital of the Dr.Nori Rama Sastry Government Ayurvedic College.

Major private hospitals in Vijayawada:

  • Arogya Matha Hospital: (20 Beded)

In the beginning, it was started as a small health centre. It was blessed by Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Thumma, the then bishop of Vijayawada. It was started on 9th March 1987. It was the desire of the Bishop Joseph Thumma that the Sisters of Destitute should start a Rural Health Centre at the service of the poor people. It was Rev. Sr. Maria Teresa, who managed the centre with the support of a doctor visiting once a week.

  • Bhargav Nursing Home & Eye Hospital:

Bhargav Nursing Home & Eye Hospital was initially an eye clinic when opened in 1991. It lately statted the maternity & child care specialities & further add on other medical benefits & hires specialist. Now it is a well trusted Nusrsing home in Vijayawada.

  • Life Spiring Hospital: (25 Beded)

Life Spring Hospitals Private Ltd. is an expanding chain of maternity hospitals that provides high quality health care to lower-income women and children in India. Through its market-based approach, Life Spring fills the void of high quality maternal and child health care at affordable rates for India’s low-income population.

  • Ramesh Cardiac & Multispeciality Hospitals Ltd.: (560 Beded)

Founded by Dr. P. Ramesh Babu, MD, DM, FSCAI, a veteran cardiologist with over 3 decades of experience, we are a leading multispecialty tertiary care chain in Coastal Andhra Pradesh (AP). We are also accredited by NABH & NABL for our laboratories at main centre– Vijayawada and Guntur. With a dedicated team of 60+ full time Consultants, 70+ junior doctors and 1000+ medical staff across multiple specialties we have a wide reach across 5 districts in Coastal AP through a network of over 20 Telemedicine and OP Outreach centers.

  • Murali Memorial Nursing Home:

Over the years Murali Memorial Nursing Home at Ashok Nagar has offered countless patients excellent treatment for various health issues. Being a general physician, this doctor handles a number of studies under this segment. Some of the departments that come under the physicians peripheral are neurology, dermatology, gastroenterology, diabetology, homeopathy, endocrinology, etc. One can also visit the clinic for a consult for health issues for adults as well as infants. Other illnesses such as hair loss, asthma and other acute and chronic illnesses.

Major diagnostic center in Vijayawada:

Ø  Swetha Diagnostics:

A leading diagnostic centre of the city, it has been consistently catering to the inhabitants and creating milestones through high performances ever since its establishment in 2016. One of the largest of its kinds in Vijayawada, it has been widely acknowledged by the service seekers and other clients.

Ø  Life Line Diagnostics:

Delivering & ensuring top-of-the-line services for the citizens within affordability, the establishment has become a first-choice for many. Located near Pushpa Hotel Centre, Beside Pj Brahmanandam Hospital. Not only is this locality well linked with its surrounding places but also enjoys sound road connectivity with significant places in nearby cities and metros.

 Ø  Adarsh Diagnostics:

Delivering an outstanding service in the field of medical diagnosis is Adarsh Diagnostics in Governerpet established in 1990. One of the largest of its kinds in Vijayawada. Located near Kaleshwar Rao Road, finding the venue is an absolute piece of cake for the customers.

Ø  Call Health Services Pvt Ltd:

A leading diagnostic centre of the city, it has been consistently catering to the inhabitants and creating milestones through high performances . Ensuring top-of-the-line services for the citizens within affordability, the establishment has become a first-choice for many.

Ø  Konacc Diagnostic Centre:

Delivering an outstanding service in the field of medical diagnosis is Konacc Diagnostic Centre in Seetharampuram. A leading diagnostic centre of the city, it has been consistently catering to the inhabitants and creating milestones through high performances ever since its establishment in 2008. The establishment has become a first-choice for many. Located near Vemyla Syamala Devi Road, finding the venue is an absolute piece of cake for the customers. Not only is this locality well linked with its surrounding places but also enjoys sound road connectivity with significant places in nearby cities and metros.

Healthcare scenario of Vijayawada:

The well developed and organized facilities for health care in Vijayawada enables the indigenous local inhabitants of the city to lead a healthy lifestyle. The health conscious citizens of Vijayawada regularly visit the numerous clinics and dispensaries for a complete and thorough check up of their health.

Equipped with all the modern medical infrastructural amenities, the numerous health care centers cater to the medical needs of the ailing patients with utmost sincerity and dedication. The proliferation of several hospitals, nursing homes, dispensaries and clinics of the city has helped in the development of the industry of medical tourism in Vijayawada.

Supported by professionally qualified medical attendants and highly qualified medical practitioners, the health care industry is one of the budding industries of the city that has helped to strengthen the economic base of Vijayawada. The local indigenous population of the city opts for the various jobs in the industry of health care to earn their living. There are several educational institutions that provide professional courses on Nursing, Pathologist, Radiologist, Dental Assistant and other related fields of medical care.
Vijayawada has several health clubs that have all the necessary medical equipments for the better treatment of ailing and disabled patients. Located at convenient positions within the city, the numerous hospitals, dispensaries and health clubs cater to all the medical needs of the indigenous population and serve them with utmost care and dedication.
Vijayawada health care system provide the local inhabitants ways to lead a healthy lifestyle through its well connected and excellent network.

Healthcare development in Vijayawada:

Allaying apprehensions that existing health schemes like “Aarogyasri” will be done away with after introduction of ‘Aarogya Raksha’, chief minister Chandrababu Naidu has said that all ongoing health schemes will be continued.

The CM began his governance in 2017 by signing on the ‘Aarogya Raksha’ file and enrolled himself along with his wife Bhuvaneswari, son N Lokesh and daughter-in-law N Brahmani with the program by paying Rs 4,800.

Naidu said that the ‘Aarogya Raksha’ was conceived to include 35 lakh families in the state which are not below the poverty line or which are not included in the healthcare initiatives. “There were schemes for BPL families and others, but not for those above the poverty line. Everybody will be covered under the programme,” he said. Naidu further said the government would take steps in the future in a way that a citizen can go to any hospital in the state and avail of healthcare services he/she wants.


The city is gradually emerging as medical and health care hub during the last three years after bifurcation of the state due to increasing multi-specialty hospitals and availability of specialty and super specialty services and doctors. Nearly 10 multi-specialty hospitals are functioning in the city and attracting several thousand patients from Coastal districts.
Patients earlier used to go Hyderabad, Chennai and Vellore for the cardiac, gastro related cases, infertility cases, joint replacement, neurology, neo-natal complications. However, there has been a drastic fall of patients from the state going to Hyderabad or Chennai for medical treatment during the last three years. Medical services have considerably improved for cardiac, orthopaedic, neo-natal, joint replacement, eye operations, general medicine, ENT and other divisions.

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