Minister Dr. Sadho and MP Shri Scindia dedicate Medical College

People of state to get telecommunication health facilities soon
Bhopal, March 6, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Government Medical College was dedicated in Shivpuri on Tuesday which was presided over by Medical Education and AYUSH Minister Dr. Vijailaxmi Sadho while Food and Civil Supplies Minister and in charge of district Shri Pradyumna Singh Tomar was special guest and MP Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia was the chief guest. In the first year, 150 students will take admission in the Medical College constructed on 52 acres at a cost of nearly Rs 202 crores.
MP Shri Scindia said that the Shivpuri Medical College has been started with the commitment to make most-modern medical facilities available to the public along with the upgradation of district hospital in the coming 50 years. Rs 19 crore has been approved in the National Health Mission for the modernization and upgradation of 300 beds in the district hospital. A separate hospital of 300 beds will be constructed in the Medical College. Every year 100 beds will be increased. This way, the Medical College and District Hospital will have facility of 1000 beds. As many as 15 laboratories and 14 air-conditioned class rooms have been built in the Medical College.
Medical Education Minister Dr. Sadho said that telecommunication health facilities will soon be made available to the people of the state. Direct benefit of modern medical facilities will be made available to the people of the state by linking the Medical College, District Hospital and health institutions. She said that the Shivpuri Medical College will be named after Late Shri Madhavrao Scindia. The college will have residential facilities for the doctors and hostel facility for the students. Rs 19.4 crore has been allotted for equipments and books in the college.
Dr. Sadho informed that 4 out of 7 medical colleges under construction in the state have started functioning. Construction work is in progress in the remaining 3 colleges. She said that the promise made by the state government in its manifesto to provide improved and modern medical services has been fulfilled with the opening of the medical college.