GoI approves medical college for Leh

Leh Town. [File Photo]

Leh: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare India on Friday informed the Lok Sabha that one medical college has been approved for Leh at a cost of Rs 325 crore, which is to be shared between GoI and the UT Administration of Ladakh in the ratio of 90:10.

In a written reply, India’s Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pawar, as per the news agency Kashmir News Observer said that the medical college has been approved under Phase-III of a GoI sponsored scheme namely ‘Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals.

He said that out of GoI share of Rs 292.50 crore, Rs 127 crore has already been released to the UT administration under this Scheme.

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