Imphal: Minister of Tribal Affairs & Hills, Transport and GAD, Vunzjagin Valte on Sunday visited the construction site of the proposed Medical College in Churachandpur district.
He inspected the area and surveyed the best approach road to the college which is situated near Mata Village, Churachandpur.
At the site, Vunzjagin said that the medical college will be constructed over an area of 25 acres and the construction work will start as soon as possible. This will benefit the young generations as the proposed college is a 100 MBBS seated medical college.
The said medical college is funded by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. For the construction of the college, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have approved and sanctioned Rs. 325 crores of which the first instalment has been released to the state government.
The joint inspection was accompanied by Chairman, ADCC, Khaipao Haokip, Additional Chief Secretary (Works) Paulunthang Vaiphei, Principal Secretary (Health & FW), Vumlunmang Vualnam, Chief Engineer, PWD, Deputy Commissioner of the district Shri PawanYadav.
The minister along with other dignitaries surveyed the best approach road to be constructed with the minimum width of 12 metres from Tedim Road which will be taken up by the PWD and the construction of medical college by the Manipur Police Housing Corporation.