Amitabh Bachchan appointed as Brand Ambassador of Andhra Pradesh health sector
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan is appointed as the brand ambassador for health sector in Andhra Pradesh.
His name was announced by the Andhra Pradesh state Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas.
As a brand ambassador actor Amitabh Bachchan will participate in various health-related campaigns to be taken up by the state government without taking any remuneration for the services.
Implication: It will help bifurcated state to boost and improve its health sector as it worst hit due to bifurcation. At present, state does not have proper health sector facilities due major corporate hospitals and medical and health institutions are located in then capital of undivided state Hyderabad (now capital of Telangana).
It should be also noted that, actor Amitabh Bachchan is also brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism since 1 February 2010.
While in 2002, he was brand ambassador for the Polio Eradication Campaign.