Odisha to get new multi-speciality medical college


By NewsGram Staff Writer

Bhubaneswar: A 492 CSR project of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), Mahanadi Medical College’s foundation stone was laid by state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday at Odisha’s Talcher city.

1366192690Union Energy Minister Piyush Goyal, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and state Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and local MP Tathagata Satpathy and MLA Braja Kishore Pradhan were also present at the occasion.

 The medical college will be well equipped with multi-specialty facilities in anatomy, bio-chemistry, microbiology, physiology, toxicology, pharmacology, pathology, community medicine, as well as a laboratory and library. In addition to this, the medical college would have an intake capacity of 100, and will have a capacity of 500 beds, an MCL official stated.

The college would have a separate hostel for boys and girls, and a hostel for junior resident doctors, said the official.


(With inputs from IANS)