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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)

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Mizoram to Have its First Medical College

Mizoram's first medical college to open in August

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Mizoram’s first medical college is slated to open its doors in August.

The Mizoram Institute of Medical College of Research is located at Falkawn and has all the necessary infrastructures as required by the Medical Council of India (MCI), L. Fimate, the Director of the college, told IANS on Saturday.

“The MCI has recommended the Letter of Permission for setting up the college,” he said.

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla initiated the institution’s establishment keeping in mind the rising number of medical aspirants in the state.

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Fimate said:, “Mizoram has been getting just 10 seats every year in the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, (RIMS), Imphal. It is a central college. The medical aspirants of Mizoram find it almost impossible to get a seat in other medical colleges in India.”

The college will initially capacitate 100 students, 85 seats reserved for Mizo students.

Fimate has previously served as the Director in RIMS for nearly six years. He has also served as the head of the Forensic sciences in RIMS and J.N. Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal. (IANS)

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