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Foundation stone of cancer hospital laid in Ranchi

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

The foundation stone of a hospital, being set up by the government with assistance from the Trusts, was laid here on Saturday.

The Hospital and will come up within 12 to 18 months.

State and Trusts Ratan laid the foundation stone of the hospital.

"After two years, patients will not have to go outside the state after construction of this hospital. I know the difficulty and of the people who have to go outside for treatment," Das said at the programme.

During the state's business summit "Momentum Jharkhand, 2017", the had urged Tata for construction of a hospital here.

The Tatas spend 80 per cent of its profits on welfare programmes and the industry should take inspiration from the Tata house, Das said.

said the project of this scale has not been undertaken in and the world.

"It would be our hope that in 20/30 years, we will help the government reduce the deaths caused by cancer. The road is not easy but the goal is achievable. North-East is known for high number of cancer patients and I hope the hospital here in Ranchi will play a major role in this part of the country," he said.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 19:25 IST