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Three new medical colleges to come up in Jharkhand: Health minister


Jamshedpur, May 22: Jharkhand’s wait for the much-needed medical education may finally end as the state government is planning to start three new medical colleges soon.

“Three new Medical Colleges will be opened in Jharkhand and the preparations for which are already completed by the state government,” said state Health minister Ram Chandra Chandravanshi talking to the media persons at Circuit House in Jamshedpur on Friday.

Three cities were the medical colleges will be set up have also been chosen including Dumka, Hazaribagh and Palamu.

He said that the work at all the three cities will start by first week of July and the first procedure has been completed.

Minister further said that there has been a fifty percent improvement in the health department during the last three months and health department is coming back on track.

Health Minister informed that there has been a vast enhancement in the working of MGM College and Hospital.

When asked about the closed down of the Mamta Vahan, Chandravanshi said that Central Government has a role to play in it and as 50 percent of money comes from them.

The amount has been stopped by them but talks are still on and the service will resume shortly. We will have to make concrete policy before taking any decision and this is the reason some of the decisions and projects are getting delayed, said the Minister when asked about the regularization of housekeeping staffs of MGM and MPW.

“We had announced that 1892 MPW’s of the state will be hired on regular establishment and we will definitely keep our promise, housekeeping staff issue is also in our mind, first we will form a policy and then hire them.

It may be noted that CM Raghubar Das has ordered his ministers to spent a night in the village and be aware of every situation.

As part of the order, Health minister Ram Chandra Chandravanshi on way to Bahragora stopped at the Circuit House in Jamshedpur.

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