Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said Belagavi Deputy Commissioner will be asked to look for land for setting up a branch of Kidwai hospital.
The Chief Secretary and other officers will be involved in the committee which will ensure that all departments will issue work orders in time, he said.
The high-level committee constituted to ensure the implementation of all budget promises will ensure that work orders for all schemes announced in the budget will be issued on, or before, Wednesday.
The Government of Karnataka will set up a State-of-art KIDWAI Regional center in Belagavi this year.
Kidwai Regional Cancer Centre to come up at Belagavi at Rs 50 crore and budget allocation has been made for the same.
Now land will have to be identified for the same.
MLA Abhay Patil has said that land near Vadgaon will be suitable for this next to the 10 bed hospital built by Smart city opposite Jail school.
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (KMIO), Bangalore is a Regional Cancer Centre (RCCs). KMIO is a recognized exclusive tertiary cancer care center cum academic and research institutes, delivering modern health care by groups of trained professionals and paraprofessionals coming together as interdisciplinary teams and has facilities for advanced medical investigation and treatment. KMIO was accorded RCC status on 1st Nov 1980 by Government of India and is a member of UICC and recognized by WHO. KMIO is State Government Autonomous Institute. The Indian Council of Medical Research has recognized this referral Institution as a research organization.
About Kidwai –
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology commemorates the memory of one of the most distinguished sons of India. Shri Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, who played a great role in the freedom struggle and later worked shoulder to shoulder with other national leaders in strengthening the roots of democracy and secularism in our country. The then Governor of Bombay donated 20 acres of the Campus land and Rs.1.00 lakh for the Radiotherapy machine.