Baripada/ Bhubaneswar , 06/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- ; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the fifth government-run medical college of the state named Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical and Hospital at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district onWednesday.
Speaking on the occasion, the CM highlighted that the government has plans to make two more medical colleges functional in the next year at Balasore and Bolangir.
As many as 100 students (67 male and 33 female) have already taken admission in Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) courses for 2017-18.
The medical college is expected to play a significant role in
providing quality health care services to the people of north Odisha and neighbouring states of Jharkhand and West Bengal.