Work to be over in 15 months

Special Correspondent

SIVAGANGA: Construction of buildings for the Sivaganga Medical College would be completed within 15 months, said the Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments, K.R. Periakaruppan.

Speaking to reporters here on Monday after presiding over the ‘bhoomi puja’ for the construction, he said that out of the Rs.97 crore allotted for the medical college, tender had been finalised for Rs.75 crore.

The construction would be taken up on 30 acres of land identified for the college.

300-bed hospital

A sum of Rs.30 crore would be spent for the construction of the 300-bed hospital.

Remaining amount would be spent for the construction of an outpatient ward, a sterilization department, laboratory facilities, blood bank, administrative block and hostel buildings. Officials were asked to speed up the process of finalisation of tenders for the remaining work.

They were instructed to take necessary steps to complete the project within the stipulated time.

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