AIIMS work to begin after Cabinet nod

Published: 07th December 2018 04:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2018 04:20 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

MADURAI: Following the submissions of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that the works for the AIIMS at Thoppur in Madurai would commence immediately after the Union cabinet’s approval and would be completed within 45 months, the Madurai Bench disposed of a PIL, seeking direction to expedite the construction of the hospital.

The under Secretary to the government Shambhu Kumar, who filed the report, submitted that after consulting with several stake holders like Niti Aayog and Ministry of Finance, the proposal for the construction of AIIMS at Thoppur had been placed before the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) for its appraisal.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments(1)

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

  • g chamdrsekar

    The proposal to have an aims at Madurai was cleared as early as 2008 by the then union heathminister Dr Anbumani Ramdoss. Both the UPA and NDA goverment have put it in cold storage and in between several AIMS like hospitals have come up in various parts of Narthern India. For delhi Mogul durban Tamil nadu is a colony and hence no project should be conceded. TN contributes to the tune of rs two lakh crore by way of exports and pays all taxes. but some how both congres and BJP have nothing but contempt for tamils and their state
    6 days ago reply
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp