The Prime Minister said that since 2014, the Central Government had given approval for 23 new medical colleges in Rajasthan, out of which seven medical colleges have started functioning.
New Delhi / Jaipur : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Institute of Petrochemical Technology (CIPET) in Jaipur, Rajasthan and also laid the foundation stone of four new medical colleges in Banswara, Sirohi, Hanumangarh and Dausa districts of the state.Also Read – BSP MLAs who joined Congress in Rajasthan come to Delhi, SC has to give final answer in swamp case
In a program organized through video conference, the Prime Minister inaugurated CIPET i.e. “CIPET” by pressing the button of the remote and laid the foundation stone of four medical colleges. Also Read – Tokyo Olympics 2020: PM put medal winning hockey stick on auction, you also have a chance to get it
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates CIPET: Institute of Petrochemicals Technology, Jaipur via video-conferencing pic.twitter.com/w5GDPu0gsm
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Union Ministers Bhupendra Yadav and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat attended the inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony. (Gajendra Singh Shekhawat) including other ministers and public representatives attended.
On this occasion, the Prime Minister, while mentioning Kovid-19 in his address, said that this biggest epidemic of 100 years has created many challenges in the health sector and it has also taught a lot.
He said, “Every country is engaged in dealing with this crisis in its own way. India has resolved to ‘self-reliance’ and to increase its capacity in this calamity.” He said that the beginning of the construction work of four medical colleges in Rajasthan and the inauguration of CIPET in Jaipur is an important step in this direction.
Congratulating the citizens of Rajasthan for this, the Prime Minister said that since the year 2014, 23 new medical colleges were approved by the Central Government in Rajasthan, out of which seven medical colleges have started functioning and today Banswara, The construction of new medical colleges has started in Sirohi, Hanumangarh and Dausa. He expressed hope that the construction of these new medical colleges would be completed on time with the cooperation of the state government.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on the occasion that this step would prove to be a milestone in the making of a self-reliant India. He said that today the health resources have increased in the country and people from remote areas of the state will be benefited by the formation of these four medical colleges. The Government of India is setting up the Institute of Petrochemical Technology in association with the Government of Rajasthan.
These medical colleges have been sanctioned under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of setting up new medical colleges affiliated to district and referral hospitals. For this, priority has been given to backward, disadvantaged and aspirational districts from the point of view of development. Under the three phases of this scheme, 157 new medical colleges will be opened across the country.