We learned that AP chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has changed the NTR Health University as the YSR Health University yesterday. The TDP MLAs were fired on Jagan and now, the TDP chief and the former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has decided to come face to face with the honourable Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan to complaint against the issue at Raj Bhavan.
He also said that the TDP would fight against the government’s decision and would revert the name once it comes to reigns in the state in the upcoming 2024 elections. NTR Health University is the first university in the country, instituted by Late Dr N T Rama Rao, as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh started the medical and health university for the first time in India in the year 1986. He named it as the Andhra Pradesh university of Health Sciences.
After NTR’s death, it was named after its founder NTR by then chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu in 1998. Later, Dr YS Rajasekhar Reddy added Doctor prefix to the university name in 2006 on the request of late Devineni Rajasekhar Nehru. Then on, it had been called Dr NTR University of Health Sciences.