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Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar/ Cuttack: A four-member team of the Medical Council of India (MCI) today reviewed the infrastructure and other facilities of the SCB Medical College and Hospital here at Cuttack.

A senior official informed that this was the fourth year inspection of the team mainly to verify the compliance report earlier submitted by the SCB authorities after MCI had pointed out some deficiencies during their last inspection held in 2016.

Earlier, MCI had pointed out shortage of lecture theatre, examination hall, hostels and lack of adequate casualty medical officers keeping in view the 250 MBBS seats that were hiked from 150 seats five years back.

“The team had to verify infrastructure and other developments as per the compliance report submitted by us, “said SCB Administrative Officer Pratap Mishra.

The MCI team held discussion with senior officials of the hospital and also verified the faculty position, equipment as well as other facilities here.

Official sources said, SCB Medical has already complied with majority of the deficiencies pointed out by the MCI team in August 2016 as the work for the construction of a four storied new academic block with six class rooms, two lecture theatres, two auditoriums and a library in 4,500 sqft of land has been completed.

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