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02 December 2011
New Delhi India

These Centers are being established on golden quadrilateral North-South, East-West corridors and highways connecting major cities

The government will establish 160 new Trauma Care Centers near National Highways across the country.

Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said that these Centers would be established during the 12th Plan in government hospitals.

He said that 140 government hospitals, medical colleges and hospitals were identified for establishment of Trauma Care facilities on National Highways during 11th Five Year Plan. Of them, 18 are functional.

The Minister said that Centre is providing financial assistance for these Centers to the State governments.

These Centers are being established on golden quadrilateral North-South, East-West corridors and highways connecting major cities.

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