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Govt to set up medical college at Karimganj

By Correspondent

BADARPUR, April 19 � The State Government has decided to set up a medical college at Karimganj and a proposal will be passed in the next Budget session of the Assembly, said Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Health Minister during his recent visit to the border district.

Addressing a function held at Karimganj Civil Hospital, the minister also announced the upgradation of the hospital and the 200 bed hospital will now be converted to 300 bed hospital. For this the State Government has sanctioned Rs 6 crore.

He also said that a city scan machine will be installed in the hospital soon. However, he regretted that at present a radiologist cannot be appointed. Rather he suggested tele conference with the doctors present in the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital.

The minister further said that he will personally supervise the entire functioning of the hospital management and assured that from now onwards there will be no dearth of medicines in the hospital.

Cautioning the doctors, Dr Sarma said that stern action will be taken if the doctors are found negligence while discharging their duties. He also asked them to maintain time in hospital and asked them to stop private practise in nursing homes and at private clinics.

Later, in another meeting held at Badarpur Title Madrassa an auditorium will be constructed in memory of Moulana Abdul Jalil Choudhuree, former MLA of Badarpur, the minister said announced that for the greater interest of the people the Badarpur Hospital and Sri Gouri Hospital will be upgraded and the Government has sanctioned Rs 1 crore and Rs 5 crore respectively. The minister also visited the Nilambazar Hospital and was shocked to see the poor condition of the hospital. He immediately sanctioned Rs 50 lakh for infrastructure development of the hospital.

The minister who was awarded Moulana Abdul Jalil Smriti Puraskar-2011 for bringing a radical change in the education sector in the State said that all the vacant posts in madrassas will be fulfilled and the venture madrassas will be provincialised during the current financial year.

He also laid the foundation of Eraligool Model College and addressing the citizens meet held at Baraigram, the Education minister said that the State Government has sanctioned Rs 8 crore for establishing the Industrial Training Institute (ITI). About the rural education system he said that all the 20 high schools will soon be upgraded to higher secondary schools.

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Govt to set up medical college at Karimganj

BADARPUR, April 19 � The State Government has decided to set up a medical college at Karimganj and a proposal will be passed in the next Budget session of the Assembly, said Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Health Minister during his recent visit to the border district.

Addressing a function held at Karimganj Civil Hospital, the minister also announced the upgradation of the hospital and the 200 bed hospital will now be converted to 300 bed hospital. For this the State Government has sanctioned Rs 6 crore.

He also said that a city scan machine will be installed in the hospital soon. However, he regretted that at present a radiologist cannot be appointed. Rather he suggested tele conference with the doctors present in the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital.

The minister further said that he will personally supervise the entire functioning of the hospital management and assured that from now onwards there will be no dearth of medicines in the hospital.

Cautioning the doctors, Dr Sarma said that stern action will be taken if the doctors are found negligence while discharging their duties. He also asked them to maintain time in hospital and asked them to stop private practise in nursing homes and at private clinics.

Later, in another meeting held at Badarpur Title Madrassa an auditorium will be constructed in memory of Moulana Abdul Jalil Choudhuree, former MLA of Badarpur, the minister said announced that for the greater interest of the people the Badarpur Hospital and Sri Gouri Hospital will be upgraded and the Government has sanctioned Rs 1 crore and Rs 5 crore respectively. The minister also visited the Nilambazar Hospital and was shocked to see the poor condition of the hospital. He immediately sanctioned Rs 50 lakh for infrastructure development of the hospital.

The minister who was awarded Moulana Abdul Jalil Smriti Puraskar-2011 for bringing a radical change in the education sector in the State said that all the vacant posts in madrassas will be fulfilled and the venture madrassas will be provincialised during the current financial year.

He also laid the foundation of Eraligool Model College and addressing the citizens meet held at Baraigram, the Education minister said that the State Government has sanctioned Rs 8 crore for establishing the Industrial Training Institute (ITI). About the rural education system he said that all the 20 high schools will soon be upgraded to higher secondary schools.