The centrally-sponsored most advantageous premier health institute JIPMER would hooked up its branch in Karaikal and the Union territory government has earmarked 80 acres of land for it, chief minister N Rangasamy mentioned on Wednesday.
The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and research (JIPMER) would additionally present MBBS course in its Karaikal branch with an initial force of 50 students from 2016-17 academic year, functioning briefly from the premises of an arts institution, Rangasamy advised reporters.
He was once talking after records earmarking the 80-acre land space for the proposed facility have been passed over to JIPMER director Dr SC Parija in his presence. As soon as the branch starts performing from the full-fledged premises after development, JIPMER would increase the strength of students to 100, he stated.
JIPMER would present in Karaikal all of the amenities in health care services as being furnished at Puducherry.
The UT government intends to ensure that scholars from Karaikal had the ability to have medical education via JIPMER locally, he mentioned, including "now the aspiration is being fulfilled." He additionally mentioned the General Hospital in Karaikal can be upgraded and used as a centre for practical orientation of the students doing the clinical course at JIPMER.
Specialist medical professionals from JIPMER would be deployed within the government hospital and in addition on the level of primary and community health centres in Karaikal.
The project outlay was once being worked out, the chief minister mentioned.