Efforts will be made to start a treatment centre for burns at the Cooperative Medical College here with assistance from Central Public Sector organisations, said P. Rajiv, MP.

He was speaking after inaugurating the three new operation theatres at the college on Thursday.

The medical college has a good investment environment. Steps would also be taken to start five dialysis units at the college, Mr. Rajiv said. Presiding over the function, A. M. Yousuf, MLA, said that Rs.3 lakh will be sanctioned from the MLA fund for putting up a gate at the entrance of the medical college. District Collector M. Beena, Jamal Manakadan, chairman, Kalamasssery municipality; P.K. Baby, leader of opposition, Kalamassery municipality; K. Krishnankutty, director, Cooperative Academy of Professional Education; Dr. K. G. R. Mallan, Medical Superintendent; and Shamsu Illikal, PTA vice president, were present.

The three operation theatres were constructed at the cost of Rs.2.75 crore, taking the total number of operation theatres at the medical college to twelve.

Steps will be taken to start five dialysis units at the college, says P. Rajiv, MP.