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Government gives top priority to the development of health services in state: Chief Minister

The government has given top priority to the development of health services in the state. The government’s efforts to expand medical services is continuing. Nowadays the trend of going abroad for treatment has reduced a lot because advanced medical infrastructure has been developed in the state itself. Chief Minister Professor (Dr.) Manik Sahu said this yesterday while inaugurating the

programme organized on the occasion of 18th Foundation Day of Tripura Medical College and BR Ambedkar Memorial Teaching Hospital. The programme was organized in the newly constructed Vivekananda Auditorium. The Chief Minister also inaugurated the newly constructed Vivekananda

Auditorium of the college on this day,; In the opening programme, the Chief Minister also said that the government has taken various initiatives for the development of TMC and Dr. BR Ambedkar Memorial Teaching Hospital. From installing oxygen plants to purchasing essential medical equipment for this hospital during the Covid period. The Chief Minister said that it is necessary to maintain the standard of Tripura Medical College in keeping with modern technology. The Chief Minister told the students that there is a lot to learn from this institution. Besides, there must be a good relationship between the faculty and students of the college. Students need to know the history of this medical college as well as the teachers who have contributed significantly to the development of this college With the sincere efforts of the government, the establishment of Agartala Government Dental College in the state has been possible in a very short time. Classes will start in the dental college from the current academic year. The process of faculty recruitment along with student admission has already been completed

On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that an initiative has been taken to set up one more medical college on PPP model in Ambassa. MOU has already been signed. At present, medical colleges, dental college, nursing colleges have been established in the state. In short, plans have been taken to build a health bub in the state from all sides. He said that 100 new health sub-centres will be constructed to strengthen the health infrastructure of the state. An initiative has also been taken to set up I de-addiction centre in each district of the state.

Moreover, primary health centres are being converted into community health centres. Specialist doctors are coming to the state as the state government has divided the Tripura Health Service into two categories, general duty and specialist.

9super specialist departments have been opened in AGMC and GB Hospital On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, around 13 lakh Ayushmancards have been distributed among the beneficiaries in the state.

Initiatives have been taken to launch a new scheme called Mukhyamantri Jan Arogya Yojana for those families in the state who are not covered under Ayushman Bharat Jan Arogya Yojana.

For this reason, a fund of 59 crore rupees have been kept in the budget of the current financial year

On the occasion, Deputy Speaker of Tripura Legislative Assembly Ram Prasad Pal said, “Today is a memorable day. The newly constructed Vivekananda Auditorium was inaugurated today with the earnest efforts of Chief Minister Prof (Dr) Manik Saha Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission of Agartala Vivekanagar, Swami Shubakarananda Maharaj, Principal of Tripura Medical College Arindam Dutta also spoke on the occasion Welcome speech was given by CEO of Tripura Medical College and Dr. BR Ambedkar Teaching Hospital Society SwapanSaha. The Chairman of the society Dr. Pramathesh Roy gave vote of thanks MBBS students were awarded for their remarkable results in various examinations at the programme. The Chief Minister along with the guests presented medals and certificates to the students as awards. Principal of Tripura Medical College Arindam Dutta also presented the annual report on the occasion.


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