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TN CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on July 04, 2020 Published on July 04, 2020

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami   -  THE HINDU

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami today laid the foundation (through a video conference) for Kallakurichi Medical College at Siruvangoor village. To be established at a cost of ₹381.76 crore, the college will be established with 150 MBBS seats, says a government press release.

The Centre will provide 51 per cent of funds (₹195 crore) for the project and the State government the balance 49 per cent (₹186.76 crore). In the first tranche, the State government has released ₹110 crore and the Central government ₹50 crore for the project.

While ₹132.50 crore will be spent for college buildings; ₹182.79 crore will be for the hospital buildings; ₹66.47 crore for housing, the release said.

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Published on July 04, 2020
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