The Hindu reports the Kerala government will take over the Pariyaram Medical College Society and the Kerala Cooperative Hospital Complex. The government will promulgate an ordinance for the takeover of the institution.
Earlier, the Pariyaram Medical College Society had urged the government to take over the institution citing its inability to manage its affairs.
The government has repaid the loan taken by the society for the medical college and hospital. The medical college has 1,938 employees and 2,500 students.
The medical college is the first of its kind in the country functioning in the cooperative sector. It boasts 1000 beds as well as all possible latest medical facilities.