On Wednesday, the Tamil Nadu government asked the Centre to sanction an additional 800 seats for admitting students to 11 medical colleges in the state. The central government has already approved an intake of 850 students.
“We have sought an additional 800 seats so that about 1,650 students can benefit,” said the Health Minister Ma. Subramanian.
While speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Ma. Subramanian said he had submitted a memorandum highlighting 11 demands of the Tamil Nadu government to the Union Minister.
“Apart from urging the government to expedite the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) project in Madurai, we have sought an AIIMS for Coimbatore,” the Minister said, as reported by PTI.
As to the meeting of Health Ministers, he said it has been planned to provide the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine to the targeted population by November-end and schedule the second dose.
Ma. Subramanian attended a review meeting on the national Covid-19 vaccination by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya with the State Health Ministers. During the meeting, he said it had been planned to provide the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine to the targeted population by November-end and schedule the second dose.
(With PTI inputs)
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