Berhampur: To combat malnutrition cases among children, the Odisha government will set up two more Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) in Ganjam district.

These centres will come up at City Hospital, Berhampur and Community Health Centre, Aska. At present, a 20-bed NRC is functioning at the sub-divisional hospital, Bhanjanagar.

The NRC at City Hospital will start functioning in the existing building with 10-bed capacity, additional district medical officer Saroj Mishra said.

The government has sanctioned Rs 10 lakh for it, he added.

For the Centre at Aska, the government has sanctioned Rs 40 lakh, which will function in a new building. It will have 20 beds, he said.