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Saturday, 19-August-2017

Premier institutes for Assam

The Bhumi Pujan for a multi-speciality hospital to be built at Rojabari in Sivasagar district was organized recently. Along side, the construction work of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) to come up in the district was also launched.

Guwahati: It may be noted that the multi-speciality hospital will be built at sprawling land of 50 acre and the proposed 362 bedded hospital will be built at a cost of Rs. 312 crore. Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that during the last eleven months, the present state government has been resolutely working to uplift the poor section of the society. He also said that in order to materialise the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the State Government has been relentlessly striving to achieve ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Bikash’.

Chief Minister Sonowal said that Prime Minister Modi has started a new trend by abolishing VIP culture and promoting an ambience where ‘Every Person is Important’. He also said that RGIPT will serve the need of youths of the State in getting quality education within the State itself and without having to go outside.The Babasaheb Ambedkar Vaidyakiya Prathisthan has been entrusted with the responsibility of running the Multi Speciality Hospital in partnership with the ONGC. The new hospital will be named after Swargadeo Sukaphaa who immortalised the Ahom Kings’ contributions in establishing Assam where all sections of the people can lead a life of dignity and equality.

Another medical college will be set up in Sivasagar with 60:40  partnership with the Central government. The Petroleum Ministry will also start nursing schools at different locations like Digboi, Duliajan, Numaligarh, Bongaigaon and Guwahati, officials informed.