CM inaugurates PGIMER at Capital Hospital, 24 students get admission in six disciplines 


Bhubaneswar, December 30: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the new Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) at Capital Hospital here.

Inaugurating the institute, the Chief Minister said that it will play a significant role in providing quality education and expert healthcare to people in the capital and the State.

Studies in Post Graduate courses have started in six disciplines – General Surgery, Medicine, Orthopedics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pulmonary Medicine, and Pediatrics. Total 24 students have got admission from the current academic year.

The Chief Minister interacted with a few students of the institute.

Students from Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Sikkim expressed happiness over the facilities at the new institute. They also appreciated provisions and mechanisms in the State for providing quality healthcare to people.

Health and Family Welfare Commissioner-cum-Secretary Shalini Pandit briefed the Chief Minister on the facilities at the institute.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and Director of the PGIMER were present.

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