Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet on Friday approved Tata Projects Limited’s bid to construct the 100-seated medical college at Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district.
Tender for the construction work was floated with an estimated cost of Rs 202.39 crore in which three bidders– NCC Limited, Shapoorji Pallorji and Company Private Limited and Tata Projects Limited– were found technically qualified. Among the three, Tata Projects Limited stood lowest with a bid value of Rs 2,20,73,98,218, official sources said.
The construction work will be completed in two years of time without any price escalation.
The Odisha government has taken a gigantic step to improve the medical education in the state to cater to the needs of the qualified doctors to wide spread health institutions in the state.