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Railways to set up medical relief institute

July 06, 2004 12:37 IST

Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Tuesday announced the setting up of an institute of rescue and medical relief to deal with disaster management.

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2004-05, he said it is proposed to set up the project at a cost of Rs 10 crore (Rs 100 million) to give a fillip to training activities.

This institute shall act as a repository for all modern extrication and medical relief techniques to ensure quicker rescue and provide prompt medical relief, comparable to international standards, he said.

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