Chief Minister will do virtual land worship of Korba's medical college today: Revenue Minister Mr. Aggarwal and MP Mrs. Mahant will be directly involved
Bhoomi Poojan program will be held in the IT college campus at 11 am
Korba 02 March 2021
The new medical college in Korba will be started from this session to make the children of Chhattisgarh and the country children to become doctors. Virtual Bhoomi Pujan of Korba Medical College building will be performed by Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel on March 2. Separate arrangements are being made in two blocks of IT college at Jagarha to start studies in this new medical college to be established in Korba. For the new building of the Medical College, 25 acres of land has been identified behind the IT College. There will be a Bhoomi Poojan program on March 2 to construct a new college building on this land. In this program, State Revenue Minister Shri Jai Singh Aggarwal, School Education Minister and District In-charge Minister Dr. Premasai Singh Tekam and Mrs. Jyotsna Mahanta, MP of Korba Lok Sabha will be directly involved. In this Bhoomi Poojan ceremony starting at 11 am, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Dr. Dr. Verma through video conferencing from the capital. Charan Das Mahant, Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdeo and Korba, Vice President of Central Region Tribal Development Authority, Mr. Purushottam Kanwar, Advisor to Integrated Tribal Development Project Mr. Mohit Ram Kerketta, MLA of Rampur Assembly Mr. Nanki Ram Kanwar, Mayor of Korba Municipal Corporation, Mr. Rajkishore Prasad, President of District Panchayat Smt Shivkala Kanwar and Chairman of Municipal Corporation Shri Shyam Sundar Soni will also attend the program.
It is noteworthy that three new medical colleges are to be opened in Korba, Kanker and Mahasamund under the centrally sponsored scheme for expansion of health facilities and medical education in the state. In Korba district, a new medical college with a capacity of one hundred students per year will be opened at a cost of Rs. 325 crores. Out of the total cost of medical college, 60 percent will be borne by the Central Government and 40 percent by the State Government. After the admission of students in the medical college in the first year, studies of anatomy, physiology, bio-chemistry will start. Appointments will also be made in Korba Medical College for teaching and teaching in about 280 different posts. The process of recruitment of specialist professors and other non-medical staff for teaching in medical colleges will also be started soon by the state government. Students will also get the facility of practicals by associating the district hospital with the medical college.