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Centre approves proposal to transfer Central Hospital at Karma to Jharkhand govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Centre today approved a proposal to transfer the at Karma, Jharkhand, along with its land and building to the for setting up a new

The hospital is currently under the

"The chaired by has approved to transfer the at Karma, under the along with its land and building to the government free of cost to establish a new under the centrally sponsored scheme (CSS) for establishment of medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals and cater to the health needs of the people in the region," an official statement said.

The hospital along with its land and building will be transferred to the government within three months, the statement said.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) will be signed between the and the outlining the modalities including transfer/absorption of staff etc.

The proposal shall lead to enhancement of number of doctors being trained per year in the country. It will help in the improvement of the in the region, resulting in better available to the common people, it said.

It will benefit all people residing in and around Karma, Jharkhand who will be provided better healthcare facilities, it added.

The Ministry of Labour and Employment provides to certain categories of workers and their dependents in the unorganised sector through its hospitals and dispensaries.

A 150 bed hospital (including a 50 bed Hospital in same premises) was established by the ministry at Karma, Jharkhand to cater to the needs of Mica mine/ Beedi workers. The government of Jharkhand submitted a proposal to transfer the at along with its land and buildings free of cost for setting up a new in the area.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 19:25 IST