Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami laid foundation stone for Nilgiris Government Medical College and Hospital via video conferencing from the Secretariat in Chennai today.
The hospital is coming up at 40 acre land at a cost of Rs 447.32 crore. A total of 150 MBBS seats will be allotted in the new college in Nilgiris.
It may be noted that last week, the Chief Minister inaugurated the Kallakurichi government Medical College and Hospital.
He is also likely to lay the foundation stone for Medical College and Hospital in Ariyalur this week, the last leg of 11 new medical colleges and hospitals sanctioned by the Centre this year.