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The Odisha government on Monday approved a proposal to set up two more medical colleges in Puri and Jajpur at an expenditure of 651.10 crore.

Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari said a private construction major will take up the project of a 600-bed government medical college and teaching hospital in Puri, and a 500-bed medical college and teaching facility in Jajpur.

The construction will be completed within three years on a turnkey basis, Pujari said.

The Odisha government had on December 9 announced plans for a state-run medical college and teaching hospital in Kandhamal, and a 650-bed teaching hospital for the existing medical college in Koraput.

The minister said the BJD government has added six state-run medical colleges in the last two decades.

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