07 June Wednesday

Top Priority For Wayanad Medical College: MV Govindan

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Feb 25, 2023

Kalpetta : There will be greater priority for Wayanad Medical College than any other hospital in State, said CPI(M) State Secretary MV Govindan, at press conference during CPI(M)’s  People's Resistance Rally(Janakeeya Prathirodha Jatha) in Wayanad..

The district of Wayanad has a large number  scheduled tribe folks. The government will make  effective interventions for upgradation of the medical college that’s centre for treatment here. The Cath lab will be inaugurated soon. Facilities at the hospital shall be expanded and more doctors shall be  appointed.

Package for comprehensive development of Wayanad was announced by the first Pinarayi  government. It  comprised short term and long term projects, that are being  implemented one by one. DPR has been prepared for 21 projects. The current Budget allocatesRs75 crores for Wayanad. Projects are being implemented every year. KIIFB project worth  Rs 100 crore is ready for defending  wildlife attacks. To resolve transportation problem, work of tunnel roads are in progress.

The government is taking steps to tap Wayanad’s tourism potential to its fullest. It has been decided to fully commission Karapuzha and Banasura Sagar projects. Once the projects are completed, the agricultural and tourism sectors will be hugely benefited,  MV Govindan told reporters.