The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, August 28
In a significant decision aimed at providing world-class treatment for liver ailments in the state, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Monday gave nod to establish Punjab Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences at SAS Nagar.
A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of the Council of Ministers held here under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister here at his office in Punjab Civil Secretariat-I.
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that the decision is aimed at emerging the state as a hub of medical care facilities across the country.
The centre, to come up at a cost of Rs 59 crore, will act as a catalyst to provide better diagnostic, health facilities, counseling and treatment facilities at affordable rates for liver-related diseases.
The Cabinet also approved to create of 484 temporary posts in the upcoming institute to ensure that people were immensely benefited by it.