Karnataka CM lays foundation stone of new Medical College in Yadgir
Yadgir Institute of Medical Sciences (YIMS) will come up at a cost of Rs 325 crore
Yadgir: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa fulfilled the long-pending demand of people of most backward region by laying the foundation for the construction of a Medical college on Wednesday.
Yadgir Institute of Medical Sciences (YIMS) will come up at a cost of Rs 325 crore. The college has been sanctioned under the centrally-sponsored scheme along with three other colleges sanctioned to Karnataka by the Medical Council of India. Both Union and State governments will release their share of funds for the college.
Admission process for the college will begin from the next academic year. The medical college is being built on the land located near the newly constructed 300-bedded district hospital which will be attached to the teaching hospital for the medical college.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated several newly constructed buildings, including the district hospital.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr K Sudhakar, Deputy Chief Minister Lakshman Savadi, District In-charge Minister Prabhu Chauhan were present.