in 1990, with a vision to develop as a top class institution for
health systems research and public health capacity development in
from rented premises to focus on development of human resources and
applied health system research.
located in HACA Bhavan, Opp Public Gardens, Hyd.
has built up an impressive track record in health system research,
public health policy studies, and development of human resources for
June 24: IHS applied to Collector Hyd., for a piece of surplus land
located in Somajiguda area, in TS No.16/Plot, Ward No.87, Block-F,
Ameerpet Mandal. The proposal was followed-up with the Collector
Hyderabad on various occasions such as 8/11/99, 14/5/03, and 21/5/03.
By May, 2003 it became clear that the proposed land in Hyderabad
district would not be available.
Feb: Applied to Collector Ranga Reddy for allottment of land for the
July 20: Applied for Ac8.00 Gachibowli village SNo. 136/Part.
Aug 22: Collector RR , recommended for alienation of Ac7.00 in Survey
Number 136 of Gachibowli Village, Serlingampally Mandal.
prevailing market value of the land was estimated at Rs1.75crores per
acre. However, considering that the IHS is serving a noble cause by
striving to build local expertise in public health, and past
precedents, the Collector RR recommended for alienation of land at
proposal remained under consideration of the Government for about two
years. Eventually, the state Government decided to allot the land for
a group of private hospitals.
July 5: IHS board members called on the Chief Minister and requested
allottment of alternate land for IHS campus at concessional rate. The
Chief Minister instructed IHS to identify alternate land outside the
Outer Ring Road. Accordingly, the Institute, identified an extent of
Ac16.00 in Survey No.16/P of Gandipet village.
Aug 2: IHS submitted a request to the Chief Minister for alienation of
the land in Gandipet village. On 2/9/08 Government instructed
Collector Ranga Reddy to examine the IHS report and furnish a detailed
report to the government through the Chief Commissioner Land
Oct 10: Collector RR recommended alienation of Ac16.00 in Survey
No.16/P of Gandipet village to the IHS.
Collector reported that the market value in the area was Rs1500/- per
square yard and Rs29.05lakhs per acre and that prevailing market value
is Rs3000/- per square yard. However, the Collector Ranga Reddy
recommended for alienation of land at concessional rate, considering
the fact that the Institute is serving a noble cause by striving to
build expertise in the realm of public health for developing a world
class college of public health. The Collector further reported that in
the past there has been precedents of land assignement at concessional
rates to such institutions.
30/10/09, the Institute represented to the Chief Commissioner Land
Administration (CCLA) citing specific instances of alienation of
government land to charitable institutions and requesting for
allottment of land at concessional rate.
Nov 14: The Empowered Committee asked for consent of the Grama
Panchayat and clarification if the land is covered under GOMs111,
which prohibits polluting industries on the upstream of the Osmansagar.
Collector RR District, furnished Gandipet Grama Panchayat’s
resolution agreeing for alienation of land to IHS and also clarified
that the proposed land does not come under the purview of GOMS111
MA&UD dept. Dt. 8/3/96.
Jan 6: The Principal Secretary Municipal Administration & Urban
Development Departmant informed the CCLA that the site under reference
in SNo.16/P of Gandipet village proposed for IHS is located outside
1/2 Km buffer zone of Osmansagar lake on downstream side and hence,
there is no objection for alienation of the land to IHS.
Jan 24: The IHS submitted a representation reiterating the request for
consideration of concessional rates.
The Empowered Committee recommended alienation of the proposed
land to IHS @ Rs1500/- per square yeard & Rs29.05 lakhs subject to
change of land use classification by the MA&UD department.
members of the Institute called on the Revenue Minister and the
Finance Minister and apprised them about the activities of the
Institute, about the proposal for development of a world class college
of public health and requested for allottment of land at concessional
Feb 13: The Council of Ministers, approved the proposal for alienation
of land to the IHS. Government at a concessional rate of Rs10lakhs per
Feb 21: Revenue department of the Government issued GOMs260 alienating
Ac16.00 in SNo.16/P of Gandipet village on payment of Rs10lakh per
acre, and subject to change of land use classification by the
Feb 28: The Institute applied to the Principal Secretary MA&UD
department requesting for change of land use.
March 3: Government called for remarks of the Hyderabad Metropolitan
Development Authority (HMDA).
March 18: The HMDA asked IHS
to deposit processing charges, and furnish location plans, photographs