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IIT Kanpur plans to set up Rs 800 crore hospital, bolster medical research

Tata Trusts on board for preparing project report

The price of diagnostic tests, especially in the private sector, has been pinching the pockets of consumers

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) is planning to bolster research in medical sciences through an interdisciplinary approach and has mooted a Rs 800 crore hospital and medical research facility.

The institute has joined hands with Tata Trusts to prepare a project report for the proposed hospital, IIT-K deputy director Professor Manindra Agrawal told Business Standard on Wednesday. 

“There is a proposal to set up a medical research facility in the campus. In today’s age, a lot of other streams, such as computer and electrical sciences are used in medical research. Plus, we have a very strong bio-sciences faculty. They

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 7:04 PM IST

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