Medical college to be constructed in each Haryana district, MBBS seats to be increased to 2000: Khattar
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that in order to provide better medical facility to the people and to meet the requirement of doctors in hospitals of the State, at least one medical college would be constructed in each district of the State.
At present, the State is getting 750 new doctors every year and a target has been set to increase this figure to 2000 in the coming few years.
Mr Khattar disclosed this while interacting with the media persons in Jind on Monday. Earlier, he inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 12 development projects costing about Rs 46.30 crore.
He said that Jind is such a district of the State which is connected to seven National Highways and the development here is being undertaken at a rapid pace. During the last four years, the BJP Government in the State has speed up the pace of development in the State by carrying out various development works.
He said that the youth are being given government jobs on merit basis and to ensure that they get maximum employment opportunities, efforts are also being made to set up more industrial units in the State.
The Chief Minister said that work is being done on a detailed project to make available adequate canal based clean drinking water to the people of Jind. On the completion of this Rs 400 crore project, there would be no problem of drinking water in Jind, he added.
In reply to a question, he said that previous governments in the State used district Jind just as a platform to hold political rallies and never paid attention towards its development. As a result of this, it lagged way behind in terms of development. Contrary to this, he said the BJP Government during the last four years has done various development works for the development of this district. It got started the work for the construction of Regional Centre of Horticulture University.
Besides, the work for the construction of Jind bypass has almost been completed. He said that the work for the construction of a new bus stand near village Pindara is in progress. Apart from this, various other works aimed at the development of the district has been implemented. He assured that the government would leave no stone unturned for the development of Jind district