TN CM lays foundation stone for new medical college

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami launching projects of Health department.

Chennai: Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today laid the foundation stone for Kallakurichi Government Medical College and Hospital via video conferencing from the Secretariat here.

The State and Central governments share a financial component of Rs 382 crore this fiscal.

At an event attended by Chief Secretary K Shanmugam, Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan, he also launched other projects.

He is also likely to lay the foundation for medical colleges and hospitals in Ariyalur and the Nilgiris next week, the last leg of 11 new medical colleges and hospitals sanctioned by the Centre this year.

Similarly, the Revenue department is expected to issue an order to build Tenkasi district collectorate, sources said.


NT Bureau