In a series of news items, Deccan chronicle reports that Guntur will gain prominence as the medical hub of Andhra Pradesh. Several factors are contributing to the city’s rise in the medical and healthcare field.
- Guntur is close to the new capital near Tulluru.
- Guntur has a history of producing world class doctors.
- All India Institute of Medical Sciences -AIIMS- is also coming up near Guntur closer to Mangalagiri.
- Guntur is the centre point of the new state and is equidistant from northern most Srikakulam as well as southern most Anantpur.