To Increase Medical Facilities, Assam Government Signs MoU With Bright Star Investments – Thebothsidenews

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The Chief Minister assured that the signing of the MoU marks the start of something new for Assam. He predicted that more of these partnerships would form in the coming days, greatly improving medical education in the state.

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the Government of Assam and Bright Star Investments Pvt. Ltd to develop medical infrastructure. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for the infrastructure development of the University Block of Guwahati Second Medical School. ltd.

Siddharth Singh, Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Assam as well as Founder and Promoter of the Company, Ltd. The agreement was signed by Radhakishan Damani.

Sarma called the event historic. The agreement was signed by Bright Star Investments Pvt. with the government of Assam. Ltd., Mumbai will mean a fresh start for medical education in Assam.

The government of Assam and the private sector are working together for the first time to create the infrastructure for a medical college in the state. The Chief Minister thus expressed his gratitude to Radhakishan Damani, the founder of Bright Star Investments Pvt. Ltd., for this outstanding charitable contribution. According to him, Bright Star Investments Pvt. LTD. has come forward to support the cause of medical education in Assam, demonstrating his social commitments. Sarma added, “It is truly a source of pleasure and satisfaction that in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to the business community for additional opportunities to be given to Indian students pursuing medical studies, Bright Star Investments Pvt. ltd.

decided to start the great collaboration with Assam as the first state. Therefore, he expressed his gratitude to Radhakishnan Damani and everyone connected with this company for their charitable work.

Guwahati’s first medical school was founded in 1960, according to the chief minister, to cater to the needs of residents of the state as well as those of neighboring states. Since that time, the state’s population has grown significantly, as has the number of students wishing to pursue a career in medicine. The government has established medical colleges in several parts of the state to increase opportunities for advanced medical education and healthcare services in response to ever-expanding needs.

But there was a long-standing need for a second medical school in Guwahati, the center of economic and social activities in the Northeast. In a practical move to meet this need, the government of Assam has set out to open a second medical school in Guwahati, with a 1,000-bed hospital, a university building and dormitories for boys and girls for the 100 students. MBBS who enroll annually. As a result, Bright Star Investments Pvt Limited has offered a CSR contribution of Rs 150 crore for the expansion of the university block, undergraduate and hostel infrastructure of this medical school.

Sarma added that the Assam state government is striving to have a medical college in every district. In addition to the nine medical faculties currently in operation, the government has already started the process of establishing 15 new faculties. Seven medical schools are being built out of the 15 new medical schools; these are located in Nalbari, Nagaon, Kokrajhar, Tinsukia, Charaideo, Biswanath Chariali and the second medical school in Guwahati. The government will very soon start work on three other proposed medical colleges for Sivasagar, Karimganj and Goalpara, in addition to the five additional medical colleges to be built this month in Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Marigaon, Tamulpur and Dhemaji. With 24 medical colleges, Assam would have a much larger supply of doctors and healthcare facilities.

The Chief Minister added that the number of MBBS seats has increased from 726 in 2014 to 1200 in 2022 due to the expansion of medical colleges in the state. There were 395 postgraduate (PG) places available in Assam in 2014. The total number of PG places increased to 711 in 2022. As a result, there are now more doctors available. 44 super-specialty places are now available in various institutions run by the Government of Assam. Moreover, when the construction of the planned medical colleges is completed, the state will have 2700 MBBS seats, which will greatly increase the opportunities for medical education in Assam.

The Chief Minister assured that the signing of the MoU marks the start of something new for Assam. He predicted that more of these partnerships would form in the coming days, greatly improving medical education in the state.

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