THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government and Infosys has signed an agreement for the construction of a corridor at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical college that will connect the Old OP block and the new building.
Medical College principal Dr Thomas Mathew and Infosys Kerala Development center chief Sunil Jose signed the MoU in the presence of Health Minister V S Sivakumar.
As per the agreement, Infosys will be building the corridor which will cost about Rs 4 crore. At present, the OP block and the main hospital block are on two sides of the road creating difficulty for patients.
This will be the first major project of Infosys in the state in the health sector. As per the project, two skywalks are planned at a length of 100 metres connecting the two blocks. Sunil Jose said that the project will be completed in 120 days.
DME Dr Ramla Beevi, Medical College casualty deputy superintendent Dr M S Sulfikar and Infosys Foundation representative S Pramod were present during the signing of the MoU.