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Arunachal wants medical college early

By The Assam Tribune

ITANAGAR, July 30 - Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre for the early establishment of the proposed Arunachal Medical College as well as an enhancement of MBBS and BDS seats under the Central pool.

State Health and Family Welfare Minister Rajesh Tacho, in a memorandum to Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday, also sought a one-time Central assistance for the upgrade of five general hospitals in the State, an official communique said here today.

Tacho also informed the Union minister about the recent outbreak of dengue and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the State and sought support to combat the diseases.

The Union minister has assured full support to all the issues brought to his notice and expressed his desire to visit the State in late August this year.

In a separate meeting with Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik, Tacho submitted a memorandum, seeking the establishment of a 50-bed Ayurveda college in the State with an annual intake capacity of 50 students, the communique added.

Tacho also sought support in establishing a separate directorate for AYUSH in order to streamline the Ayurvedic system in the State. The minister also requested the Union Health Ministry to enhance the resource pool allocation under the National AYUSH Mission to the State. � PTI

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Arunachal wants medical college early

ITANAGAR, July 30 - Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre for the early establishment of the proposed Arunachal Medical College as well as an enhancement of MBBS and BDS seats under the Central pool.

State Health and Family Welfare Minister Rajesh Tacho, in a memorandum to Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday, also sought a one-time Central assistance for the upgrade of five general hospitals in the State, an official communique said here today.

Tacho also informed the Union minister about the recent outbreak of dengue and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the State and sought support to combat the diseases.

The Union minister has assured full support to all the issues brought to his notice and expressed his desire to visit the State in late August this year.

In a separate meeting with Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik, Tacho submitted a memorandum, seeking the establishment of a 50-bed Ayurveda college in the State with an annual intake capacity of 50 students, the communique added.

Tacho also sought support in establishing a separate directorate for AYUSH in order to streamline the Ayurvedic system in the State. The minister also requested the Union Health Ministry to enhance the resource pool allocation under the National AYUSH Mission to the State. � PTI