Bidar: “The health sector has been witnessing a big change in the recent days and the Central Government has set a target of starting a medical college in every district of the country and an AIIMS College in every State,” said Union Minister of State for Renewable Energy, Chemicals and Fertilisers Bhagwant Khuba.
He was speaking after inaugurating the oath ceremony programme for the 7th batch of Government Nursing School, Bidar and 1st batch of students of BRIMS Nursing College, Bidar, at the Government Nursing School auditorium here on Monday March 20. “As soon as it came to my notice that there was no B. Sc Nursing College in Bidar, I called up Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University Dr. Ramesh and within a week of submitting the proposal, he gave permission for nursing college in Bidar and today, as a result, a lot of students have benefitted,” he said.
He said that 33 new medical colleges have been started in the country by simplifying the process of difficulty of starting the medical colleges in the country, which was witnessed by the recently launched Siddaganga Medical College, earlier 2 to 3 AIIMS colleges in India but today there are 16 AIIMS colleges,” he noted.
“India has embarked on a journey towards becoming self-reliant in all fields under the Aatmanirbhar Yojana,” he said and added that pharmaceutical sector has become more self-reliant in recent times and India will become a pharmaceutical hub in the coming days.