There is no operation theatre and no X-Ray machines, Mehta said, adding that students need not to be worried as they would be accommodated in other colleges after consultation with the government.
After as many as 31 medical students tested positive for the Covid-19 infection on Tuesday (Nov 23), the Sambalpur District Administration declared several hostels and staff quarters at VIMSAR (Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research) in Burla as micro containment and buffer zones.
The Odisha government has recently notified 15 per cent reservation of seats for government school students in medical and technical courses. This move was based on the recommendations of the…
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday hit out at BJD-led State government over delay in taking up the construction of the proposed medical colleges in State. Coming down heavily on Odisha Government, BJP State general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar said the construction of medical colleges in State has got delayed only […]
Bhadrak: Normal life has come to a standstill in Bhadrak as the district Congress is observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh demanding establishment of a medical college and hospital here. The 12-hour bandh observation which began at 6 AM this morning would continue till 6 PM. Shops, markets and business establishments in Bhadrak town have remained shut […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to construct a new medical college in Kandhamal and a 650-bedded Teaching Hospital for the existing medical college in Koraput. The Cabinet also gave nod for the construction of two mega drinking water projects in Bargarh district. The State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]
Rourkela: A few days after a controversy surfaced over establishment of a medical college at the campus of Rourkela-based National Institute of Technology (NIT), the authorities of the institute today ruled out the chances of a medical college in the campus at least for the next two years. “We are a leading technological institute but […]
Koraput: Days after the transfer of doctors and paramedical employees from the SLN Medical College and Hospital in Koraput to the district headquarters hospital in Jeypore, a political slugfest has ensued between the ruling-BJD and the Congress. While Congress MLA from Koraput, Krushna Chandra Sagaria has demanded withdrawal of transfer of doctors sent to the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has granted permission for admissions in two newly-established medical colleges in Balasore and Bolangir districts, Odisha State Health department sources informed today. The two medical colleges have been allowed to start admissions from the 2018-19 academic session. A three-member team of the MCI had reviewed infrastructure and other […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to attract faculty members for the newly-opened medical colleges at Baripada and Koraput and three upcoming colleges at Balangir, Balasore and Puri, the State government today announced a hike in salary of contractual medical teachers. As per the announcement, the salary of contractual professors has been increased to Rs 1.25 lakh […]
Bhubaneswar: As a new year gift to the house surgeons of State-run medical colleges and hospitals, Odisha government today announced a hike in their monthly stipend from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000. The hike will be effective retrospectively from April 1, 2017. The house surgeons working at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack, Maharaja […]
Koraput: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital in Koraput tomorrow, on the eve of Teachers’ Day. While the admissions process is already completed, preparations for the start of the first academic session are in final phase. The authorities have made all arrangements for the inauguration and are giving […]
Talcher: With the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) deciding to step down from management and operational responsibilities of under-construction Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSR), the future of the 500-crore worth project aimed to provide better healthcare facilities for the mining town has become uncertain. In 2008, the MCL had signed a Memorandum of […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha cabinet today approved a proposal to give cash incentives to doctors who take up postings at the 4 new medical colleges. With four new colleges coming up in Koraput, Baripada, Balasore and Bolangir, the cabinet has decided to provide the incentives based on KBK (Korapur-Bolangir-Kalahandi) region postings and non-KBK region postings. For professors, […]
Baripada/Koraput: The countdown for much awaited commencement of academic session at the two newly established medical colleges in the state has begun with just days remaining before students finally turn up to kick off their career here at Baripada based Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Laxman Nayak Medical College in Koraput. Both the colleges have […]
Keonjhar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid foundation stone for the much- awaited Govenrmet Medical College here and announced lowest ever interest rate of only 1 per cent over loans by Women Self Help Groups (WSHGs). Patnaik said the state govenrment would spend Rs 300 crore from its own resources for the development of […]
Phulbani: Demanding establishment of the proposed medical college at Kesinga in Kalahandi district, local youths resorted to a 12-hour bandh today. Members of the Kesinga Youth Association staged road blockade by burning tyres and picketing at various places. Normal life was affected as bus service on various routes, including Bolangir, Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur from Bhawanipatna […]
Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The Odisha government has expedited the process for construction of a government medical college and hospital in Kalahandi and Keonjhar district. This was revealed during a review meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Health and Family Welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will set up a government medical college and hospital in Kalahandi district for which the Vedanta Group has agreed to provide financial assistance to the tune of Rs 100 crore towards infrastructure development for the college. “I am happy to announce that the state government will set up a medical college […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) Chairman PK Singh to set up a medical college and hospital in Rourkela. During a meeting with the SAIL chief at the state secretariat here, the Chief Minister also proposed setting up of a cement industry at Purunapani in Sundargarh district and […]
New Delhi: The Selvam Trust on Monday informed the Supreme Court it had deposited Rs 2 crore in the court registry as per its earlier directive. The Trust informed the apex court during a hearing of the case by a two-Judge bench. The apex court will have the next hearing of the case in the […]
Rourkela: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today discussed the progress in setting up of a Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital at Ispat General Hospital (IGH). Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray also attended the high level meeting and held discussions with RSP’s CEO Ashwini Kumar and other senior officials of the steel plant. Both the […]
Keonjhar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that the state government will set up a new government medical college in the district.