Kochi, Apr 6 (UNI) The SCMS group of educational institutions has decided to start a medical college at Kottarakara in Kollam district besides a hotel management institute here, group chairman G P C Nair said today.
Addressing a press conference here, he said Kottarakara MLA and former minister R Balakrishna Pillai had offered 40 acres of land free of cost for this purpose. A 1500 bed hospital will also be opened along with the medical college next year, he added.
The group had also decided to start a hotel management institute and a pharmacy college at Kalamassery in Eranakulam district and an engineering college at Karukutty in Thrissur district, he added.
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