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.

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  • 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
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