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Kanyakumari is a place which every Indian remembers, as it is placed at the southern tip of India and one of the important tourist spots in India. Nagercoil is the capital town of Kanyakumari District and Asaripallam is about 3 kms from Nagercoil. Asaripallam is an important place because it is here one of the earliest TB sanatoriums was started. The TB sanatorium was started in the year 1937 by the then Travancore Cochin Government. The campus had an area of 100.5 acres which has now become the Kanyakumari Government Medical College, a serene, eco friendly campus with greeneries all around. Health is Wealth. To cater to the needs of people in and around Kanyakumari District, the Tamil Nadu Government decided to start a new Medical College at Kanyakumari District. The Government T.B. Sanatorium campus at Asaripallam, Nagercoil in Kanyakumari District was selected as the site for the proposed Government Medical College. In G.O. M.S. No.82/H&FW Department dated 11.03.2001 the Government accorded sanction for the establishment of the new Government Medical College at Kanyakumari District during the year 2001-2002 with an annual intake of 100 students in MBBS Course. The foundation stone also was laid for the same on 12.03.2001 by the then Honourable Minister for Health and Family Welfare. Accordingly the Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi issued permission to start a Medical College at Asaripallam in Kanyakumari District vide No. U. 12012/101/03-ME (P-II) dated 28.07.2004 and the college is now functioning with effect from 16.08.2014 onwards with an annual intake of 100 students. As per the Medical Council of India’s revised instruction that Medical College and Hospital should be in the same campus, it was proposed to have 500 bedded hospital worth around Rs.21.73 crores. The estimates for the new building had been prepared and submitted to Government on 04.06.2002. As per above G.O. No.219 of Health and Family Welfare permission had been granted for construction of 300 bedded hospital at a cost of Rs.5.00 crores. The newly constructed 300 bedded hospital was inaugurated by Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 08.12.2004.

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