Palaniswami thanks PM for approving 6 new medical colleges

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union government for granting permission to the state to setup six new medical colleges.
Palaniswami thanks PM for approving 6 new medical colleges

Chennai

“Granting permission to six medical colleges in the state is a historical decision and I thank Prime Minister and the Centre.
I also thank the Centre for granting fund of Rs 1,170 crore as Centre’s contribution for medical colleges,” said the Chief Minister in a statement.

He also said that the state government sent an approval to the Centre to construct six medical colleges in Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Dindigul, Namakkal, Tirupur and The Nilgiris districts. “Accepting the proposal of the state, the Centre has granted permission to construct medical colleges in a short span of time,” said Palaniswami. The total cost of constructing medical colleges is Rs 1,950 crore and the state will contribute Rs 780 crore for the project.

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