Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the new Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research at the hospital in capital Bhubaneswar.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the new Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research at the hospital in capital Bhubaneswar. Inaugurating the institute, CM Naveen Patnaik said that it will play an important role in providing quality education and healthcare to the people of the capital and the state.
CM Patnaik interacted with some of the students of the institute. During this, students from Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Sikkim expressed happiness over the facilities in the new institute. The students also appreciated the provisions and mechanism in the state to provide good healthcare to the people. Patnaik advised the students to work for the welfare of the people by following the 5T principles and wished them all the best for their future careers.
Studies have started in six subjects General Surgery, Medicine, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pulmonary Medicine and Pediatrics etc. A total of 24 students have got admission from the current academic year. A new academic block for PG institute is being built at a cost of Rs 284 crore, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.
A health department official said the PGIMER at Rajdhani Hospital Bhubaneswar would boost the availability of specialist and super specialist services in the city besides providing a platform for health research.
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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated PG Institute of Medical Education and Research
Story first published: Saturday, December 31, 2022, 16:20 [IST]