PG Institute Status for Capital Hospital

Published: 19th December 2015 06:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2015 06:52 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has decided to develop the Capital Hospital here as PG Institute of Medical Sciences with an expenditure of `170 crore.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting presided by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Secretariat. Work for converting the hospital to a Post Graduate (PG) Institute will be completed by March, 2017.

Eight departments - Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Orthopaedics, Diagnostics, Anaesthesia, Radiology and Paediatrics - will be opened in the PG Institute. The departments will have 26 PG seats.

The Chief Minister also reviewed the progress in the construction of five colleges at Puri, Balangir, Koraput, Balasore and Baripada. Work is progressing satisfactorily at four places except Puri and will be completed by March, 2017. He directed the Health Department to start the process for appointment of lecturers and para-medical staff for the colleges.

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Chief Secretary AP Padhi and senior officials attended the meeting.


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