Lt Governor of Puducherry Tamilisai Soundararajan met Union Health Minister Manshukh Mandaviya in Delhi on Tuesday and sought imparting medical education in the Union territory in Tamil language. A release from office of Lt Governor here said Soundararajan presented a letter to Mandaviya making a case for offering medical education in Tamil in Puducherry through a separate medical college. She also sought the Centre's permission for setting up a medical university in the Union Territory.
The release said the Lt Governor also explained to Mansukh Mandaviya the various requirements to augment the facilities in government-run hospitals in Puducherry. She also sought the setting up of a 'de-addiction centre' in Puducherry. Soundararajan who is Governor of Telangana is holding the additional charge of Puducherry's Lt Governor since February 2021