Odisha: CM inaugurates Sundergarh Govt Medical College & Hospital


Sundergarh, January 5: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated the Government Medical College and Hospital at Sundargarh and interacted with the first batch of UG students of the Medical College.

The Government Medical College & Hospital at Sundargarh has been set up in joint collaboration with NTPC which will give a boost to availability of specialised health care to the people of western Odisha as well as to further strengthen the Medical Education sector in the State, said Patnaik.

The Medical College & Hospital has been built by NTPC Ltd. at a cost of Rs 417.77 crore out of its Resettlement and Rehabilitation Community Development Fund. The Medical College has obtained the Letter of Permission from the National Medical Commission (NMC) to admit 100 Medical Under Graduate Students annually for the academic session 2022-23.

All the 100 Under Graduate Medical seats have been filled up for the current academic session drawing students from different parts of the country including Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, New Delhi and Rajasthan. Further 12 students from State Government schools have got admission into the Medical College under the state quota.

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