Assam to get three new medical colleges
“In building of the three medical schools and hospitals in Dhubri, Nagaon and Lakhimpur, we are going to spend Rs 570 crore. The quantity can be divided equally among the many three hospitals,” mentioned Well being minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Three medical schools and hospitals can be constructed throughout Assam over the following three years at an funding of Rs 570 crore, mentioned Well being minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
“In building of the three medical schools and hospitals in Dhubri, Nagaon and Lakhimpur, we are going to spend Rs 570 crore. The quantity can be divided equally among the many three hospitals,” Sarma mentioned at a press convention at Guwahati.
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He mentioned 90 per cent of the quantity could be funded by the Centre and the remaining could be borne by the state
“For the Medical Council of India inspection, we must improve the hospitals within the second section. For that, we would require one other Rs 40-45 crore in every hospital. This quantity can be financed fully by the state authorities,” Sarma mentioned
Land in all of the three locations has been acquired and the establishments could be prepared within the subsequent three years, he mentioned
Union Well being Minister J P Nadda would launch the development work for the hospitals in Dhubri and Nagaon throughout his two-day tour to the state from Friday, Sarma mentioned including, “all three hospitals can be 500-bedded”
The minister mentioned a further Rs 25 crore have been spent for buying 60 bighas of land for Dhubri Medical School and Hospital
Likewise, round Rs 10 crore has been invested for buying 50 bighas of land in Lakhimpur
“In Nagaon, we didn’t buy any land. Authorities already has sufficient land and the hospital can be constructed on a 100 bigha plot,” Sarma mentioned
Work for 3 extra medical schools to start by 12 months finish
He mentioned work for 3 extra medical schools at Nalbari, Tinsukia and Kokrajhar would start by the tip of this 12 months.
“The continued building for the Diphu Medical School and Hospital can be over by this 12 months and we are going to inaugurate it in 2017,” Sarma mentioned. Relating to organising of the AIIMS at Changsari in Assam, he mentioned the state authorities has submitted an affidavit within the Nationwide Inexperienced Tribunal after a criticism was filed opposing the development work on the allotted land.
200-bedded tremendous speciality most cancers hospital developing
The Union Well being Minister would additionally inaugurate the brand new 200-bedded tremendous speciality most cancers hospital underneath Gauhati Medical School and Hospital tomorrow, he mentioned
“The most cancers hospital is the primary one underneath the state authorities and Rs 85.78 crore was spent in establishing it. Academically it will likely be underneath the GMCH, however it should operate as an autonomous institute administratively,” he mentioned
The federal government had began organising the most cancers hospital in 2009, however it missed a number of deadlines of inauguration
Sarma mentioned the state was making an attempt to get it recognised as a State Most cancers Hospital, which might pave means for getting a Rs 120 crore grant from the Centre for upgrading it additional within the second section
For the primary time within the North East, Assam would have the most recent PET-CT (Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography) scan machine value round Rs 32 crore within the most cancers hospital, he mentioned
Apart from, the hospital would home linear accelerator (LINAC) and Cobalt remedy machines amongst different newest equipments for treating the illness
In July final 12 months, Sarma had mentioned within the state Meeting that over 90,000 most cancers sufferers had been detected over the past 5 years within the state.