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Govt aims to set up at least one medical college in every district: PM Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that the government intends to open at least one medical college in each district.

Praising the country’s health sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that the government intends to establish at least one medical college in each district.

In a speech at an event in Rishikesh, the Prime Minister said, “About 6-7 years ago, only a few states had AIIMS capabilities. Today, work is underway to implement AIIMS in every state. We are rapidly moving from six AIIMS to build a strong network of 22 AIIMS. The government also aims to have at least one medical college in every region of the country. ”

Having highly appreciated the contribution of the former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee in the development of Uttarakhand, the Prime Minister said: “Atalji has fulfilled the dream of creating Uttarakhand. Atalji believed that connectivity was directly linked to development. Thanks to his inspiration, work is underway today. is being done to provide connectivity through the country’s infrastructure at an unprecedented speed and scale. “

“Today the government does not wait for citizens to come to them with their problems and then take action. We remove this misconception from the thinking and system of government. Now the government is reaching out to citizens directly to solve their problems, ”he said. said.

The Prime Minister also praised the ongoing vaccination campaign in India and said: “It is a source of pride for every Indian that Rs 93 crores of COVID vaccine have been administered. We will be crossing the 100 crore mark very soon. India has shown the way to the world that with the Co-WIN platform a vaccination campaign can be carried out on such a large scale. “

“On normal days, India produced 900 metric tons of liquid medical oxygen per day. As demand grew, India increased its production of medical oxygen by more than 10 times. It was an unimaginable goal for any country in the world except India. achieved this, ”added Prime Minister Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated 35 pressure adsorption oxygen (PSA) units to the country under the PM CARES Foundation. The ceremony began at 11 a.m. at AIIMS Rishikesh, the PMO said in a statement.

This story was published from the news agency tape without text changes.

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