`More nursing colleges needed'

MANGALORE DEC. 24. The Minister for Medical Education, Ecology, and Environment, A.B. Maalakaraddy, has justified the Government's decision to grant permission to institutions to start nursing colleges in the State. Terming Karnataka the Mecca of technical institutions, he said it was imperative that the State catered to the interests of students from other parts of India.

He told here on Wednesday that the Government had taken cognisance of the growing demand for nurses not just in India but also abroad.

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