NALCO to set up hospital in OdishaJuly 5th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO) will set up a medical college and hospital in Odisha’s impoverished Koraput district in the next two years, Health Minister Prasanna Acharya said Thursday.
The Bhubaneswar-headquartered aluminium producer has its bauxite mines and alumina refinery in the Damanjodi area of the district, about 370 km from here.
The state government recently proposed to the company to set up the medical college and hospital in the region as part of its corporate social responsibility, Acharya said.
NALCO has agreed to set up 100-seat medical college and 300-bedded hospital at the district headquarters of Koraput under public-private partnership mode, Acharya told reporters.
Admission to various courses in the medical college will commence from the academic year 2014, said Acharya, adding that the company will soon submit a detailed proposal.
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