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Adequate number of doctors to be provided in rural areas- Shivraj Singh Chouhan

12 Sep 2018
Adequate number of doctors to be provided in rural areas- Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said at Ratlam on September 12 that an adequate number of doctors will be made available in rural areas. The number of medical colleges is increasing steadily in the state. Earlier, 600 doctors were prepared in the state per year. Now 2600 doctors will be available in the state every year. He shared this information while laying the foundation and dedicating construction works including the Medical College in Ratlam worth more than Rs 400 crores. CM Chouhan announced that the benefits of Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana will be extended to the students of Ratlam Medical College too.

CM Chouhan told that state-of-the-art medical equipment has been made available in Ratlam Medical College. A 750-bed hospital has been built in the Medical College. A proper arrangement has been made available in the hospital for treatment of serious diseases. Congratulating the first batch of students of the Medical College, he said that Ratlam Medical College hospital will be the best one in the Ujjain division. He informed the students about the state government’s financial assistance schemes for higher education.

MLA Shri Chaitanya Kashyap presented a citation created with golden words to the Chief Minister. About 25 NGOs and organizations including the local Industries Association, Laghu Udyog Bharati, Vaishya Maha Sammelan, Namkeen Merchant Association, Indian Medical Association, congratulated the Chief Minister.