Odisha: Government asks SAIL to set up medical college
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government proposed that the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) set up a medical college and hospital.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held a meeting with SAIL Chairman P.K. Singh and proposed that the company set up a skill development centre in the district, said a release.
The meeting was also attended by top officers from both the state government and SAIL.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced to upgrade Ispat General Hospital (IGH) run by Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) into a super speciality hospital in April 2015.
Singh said they are working on to upgrade the IGH into a super speciality hospital.
Issues like resettlement and rehabilitation of persons displaced due to RSP and Mandira Dam and the establishment of a sewerage treatment plant by SAIL at Rourkela were also discussed, the release said.