Corpus boost: Super Specialist Care in Capital & BMC Hospital in Bhubaneswar 


Bhubaneswar, November 10: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approved the provision of “Corpus Fund” for hiring Super Specialists and Specialists on contractual basis for Capital Hospital, and BMC Hospital in Bhubaneswar.

With this sanction, lakhs of people from Bhubaneswar and adjoining areas depending on these two hospitals will get free super specialty consultation and treatment.

Health and Family Welfare Secretary Shalini Pandit said, “The fund shall be placed with the Director, Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar. A Committee consisting of the Director, PGIMER, Bhubaneswar, the Director Health Services Odisha (DHS) and the Director Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar under the chairmanship of the Commissioner, BMC, Bhubaneswar shall select, and hire suitable Medical Professionals at individual negotiated rates.”

It is pertinent here to mention that Capital Hospital is being developed and expanded to the level of a Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.

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