JIPMER to set up Rs 1,200 crore multi organ transplant block
Puducherry: The premier health institute, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) would set up a Rs 1,200 crore multi-organ transplant block, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy stated recently.
Speaking at a function, he said Puducherry had been marching ahead in all sectors particularly in providing health care services and in maintaining law and order.
The chief minister was speaking after felicitating Puducherry Director General of Police Sundari Nanda and other officials for the selection of Nettappakam Police station by the Centre as one of the best maintained in the country.
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The station had been ranked fourth among the top ten best-maintained stations in the country.
The honour proved that the union territory was making impressive progress in law and order sector, he said adding cash rewards would be presented to the concerned police officials on the coming Republic Day.
In a veiled attack on Lt Governor Kiran Bedi with whom he had been at loggerheads on various issues, Narayanasamy said the Puducherry government would make spectacular progress braving all obstacles and hindrances as we would not be cowed down by any forces, he said.
JIPMER which includes a tertiary care referral hospital is an Institution of National Importance (an autonomous body) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The medical institution was established in the year 1823 by the French Government but was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College at the time of de facto transfer of Pondicherry to Government of India. This Medical College was later upgraded into Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research.
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