Dr. RPMC Tanda will be premier medical institution of North India: CM

May 01, 2018 16:50 | Health & Religion

Dharamshala (Arvind Sharma) 01/05/18

“The State Government will nurture and develop Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College Tanda near Dharamshala as one of the most premier medical institution of the Northern India so as to cater to specialized health service needs of patients of the region,”  said Chief Minister  Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the Annual Function (CONNEXUS)-2018 of the Medical College at Tanda in Kangra district on Monday night.

C M said , “ Tanda Medical College is  providing specialized health services to people of the region. The College has created a niche for itself, but still a lot needed to be done and to achieve this collective efforts are required.”

The Chief Minister said that providing quality health services and to strengthen the existing health and educational institutions is on the priority agenda of the State Government.  He added , “ The previous Government opened institutions without and budget provisions and in a bid to gain political mileage.”

Thakur announced a new C.T. scan, new lift and 10 new ventilators, up gradation of MRI, AC facilities in lecture theatres, Rs 25 lakh for up gradation of four Type III quarters to Type IV.

He announced that the  students would be provided pre fabricated canteen facility till the new doctor canteen was constructed. He said that new girls hostel would be constructed for girls in the College.

Chief Minister also announced to enhance the stipend of the interns from the existing Rs 10000 to Rs 15,000.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri Vipin Singh Parmar said, “200 posts of doctors would be filled through the State Public service Commission. Posts of para-medical staff in both IMGC Shimla and Dr RPMC Tanda would be filled soon.”

Principal Medical College Tanda Dr Bhanu Awasthi said that the bed strength of the College is 820. A colourful cultural programme was also presented by the students of the Medical College on the occasion