Chib seeks more medical colleges in JK
Hyderabad, Jan 13: Highlighting the urgent need for opening more medical colleges in the State, the Minister for Medical Education, R. S. Chib has reiterated that key to effective health care delivery requires well qualified and skilled professionals, which can only be achieved by raising the standard of medical education in the State.
The Minister was speaking at conference of State Health and Medical Education Ministers and Secretaries here today. Minister for Health, Sham Lal Sharma also attended the meeting, which was chaired by Union Minister for Health, Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Chib while highlighting the significance of establishing super specialty hospitals and their early completion, expressed happiness over J&K being identified for setting up of Regional Institute of Para Medical Sciences. Chib has asked the Central Government to provide necessary financial assistance for infrastructure development and capacity building to improve the health care scenario of the state.
The Union Health Minister has asked the States to gear up for development of necessary infrastructure to accommodate more seats in Medical Colleges assuring full support of the Centre for the same. The Union Minister has assured that sufficient funds will be released to J&K for the development of nursing services and implementing the programme for control of blindness.
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