Bhubaneswar, Oct 3:
The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has received approval of the union government to set up a medical college with a 500 bedded hospital in Bhubaneswar.
The ESIC has decided to go ahead with construction of the medical college and hospital on getting approval of the union ministry of Labour and Employment, revealed a source in the Labour & ESI department here.
A letter issued by the ESIC in this regard has been received by the Labour & ESI secretary CTM Suguna. The Rs 500 crore project for the state was the result of the sustained initiative of Mrutyunjay Sarangi , union secretary Labour & Employment just before his retirement, the source said.