Minister for Heavy Industries J. Geeta Reddy on Thursday called on the three workers of Hetero Drugs, who are undergoing treatment at private hospitals here after suffering burns in a blast at the hospital on Saturday last. She assured that the injured were being given the best treatment. Apart from the Rs. 20-lakh compensation to be paid to the family of each of the three employees killed in the blast, the State government too would provide help.

Dr. Geeta Reddy assured that she would make efforts for establishment of a modern burns ward in the King George Hospital. Joint Collector Praveen Kumar, RDO Rangayya and other officials accompanied Dr. Geeta Reddy.