Rourkela: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today discussed the progress in setting up of a Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital at Ispat General Hospital (IGH).

Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray also attended the high level meeting and held discussions with RSP's CEO Ashwini Kumar and other senior officials of the steel plant.

Both the dignitaries were apprised about the status of the Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, RSP said in a release.

Oram and Ray took keen interest in the project and emphasised on its speedy implementation.

The visit comes in the backdrop of RSP making all out effort to make the project a success and implement it as soon as possible.

M/s MediSys Project Consultant Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, has been appointed as Consultant and it has already submitted the feasibility report with various options, the release said.

Accordingly a Board note has been initiated.

After approval of the Board, DPR (Detail Project Report) would be made by the consultant and tender be floated.

The steel plant is ensuring that the project reaches its fruition in the shortest possible time and the long felt need of the people of the region is fulfilled, the release said.

While a full-fledged medical college and hospital is underway, a Super speciality clinic was already inaugurated on April 9 at IGH for which an MOU had been signed with Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.

As per the MOU, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad will be deputing Super Specialists in Nephrology and Oncology every second Saturday and Specialists in Cardiology and Neurology every fourth Saturday of the month.