Dr Cherian Apprises Modi of Woes in Healthcare Research

Published: 03rd July 2015 06:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2015 06:37 AM   |  A+A-


PUDUCHERRY: Renowned heart surgeon Dr K M Cherian has apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the difficulties faced by the healthcare sector, especially in the area of research.

During a meeting with the Prime Minister at his residence in New Delhi recently, Dr Cherian pointed out that present day healthcare sector was facing many problems related to research and infrastructural development. Major issues raised include difficulties arising from approval processes, problems related to single window clearances for SEZ, and difficulties arising from long gestation period which discourages private players from starting basic medical research projects. 

Modi assured Dr Cherian that he would look into all these areas to make ‘Make in India’ concept a reality and success in medicine field.

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