Cabinet approves merger of National Institute of Miners' Health with ICMR-NIOH

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Union Cabinet has approved the merger of National Institute of Miners' Health with ICMR National Institute of Occupational Health.

Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting in New Delhi, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, this will beneficial for both institutes and it is another example of maximum governance and minimum government.

He said, this will help both the institutes in terms of enhanced expertise in the field of occupational health besides efficient management of public money. The Cabinet also approved sale of 481.79 acres of land held by Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited, FACT to the Government of Kerala and utilization of the sale proceeds by FACT.

Mr Javadekar said, the decision will help the company in reducing bank borrowings and implementing projects for enhancing fertilizers production capacity and upgrading logistics and raw materials. (AIR NEWS)

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