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Centre May Take over ESIC Medical College: Bandaru

Published: 15th May 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th May 2015 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya announced that efforts would be made to bring ESIC Sanathnagar Medical College under the purview of Union labour and employment ministry.

Speaking to press persons here on Thursday, the Union minister said that the state government was unwilling to oversee the management of the medical college due to financial reasons. He also assured to convert ESIC dispensary at Goshamahal into 100-bedded hospital.

CENTER.JPGStating that the Modi government believes in co-operative fedralism, he said the Union government was constituting state working committees. He said that the Centre had increased the medical expenses for every insurer, paid to the state governments, from Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,000 in 2014-15.

The Union minister reiterated that ESIC payments were made online to ensure transparency, and had spent `1,700 crore for modernising the Panchadeep project.

While announcing that his ministry would also take up the Swachh Bharath campaign in industrial areas, he said his ministry was spending 20 per cent of total funds towards improving skill sets of unorganised workers.

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