Chief Minister Jayalailthaa has sanctioned the purchase of 149 dental chairs at a cost of about Rs. 1.24 crore for the Government Dental College in Chennai.
Aimed at facilitating speedier treatment, the move was also part of the government’s plans to modernise dental colleges in the State, according to an official release issued on Tuesday.
The government had also set apart Rs. 10 crore towards upgrading the Government Dental College and Hospital into Centre of Excellence in Dentistry.