STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Memorandum Submitted to Harshvardhan

Published: 23rd September 2014 06:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd September 2014 06:05 AM   |  A+A-

KOCHI: Seeking support to set up a full-fledged cancer centre with international standards here, the volunteers of Justice V R Krishna Iyer campaign for cancer centre met Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan at Nedumbassery on Monday. On behalf of Justice V R Krishna Iyer, a memorandum was submitted by Dr Sanil Kumar, one of the volunteers of the campaign along with BJP state secretary A N Radhakrishnan. Dr Sanil Kumar said that the Health Minister assured that he would take up the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The volunteers pointed out that though the  foundation stone was laid for the cancer centre worth `450 crore at Kalamassery, there has not been any follow-up on the project. At this juncture, the state government is moving ahead with proposals to start a National Cancer Institute just five kilometres away from the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC). 



Comments

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.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp