Announcing this today, Odisha's Health Minister Pratap Jena told reporters that an allocation of Rs 50 crore has already been made for procurement of CT Scan, MRI, dialysis and other equipment for the medical college. A multi speciality complex comprising intensive care unit (ICU), ventilators, chambers for consultation with doctors is coming up in the medical college hospital premises, said the minister.
While faculties, superintendent and dean have joined their duties, appointment of 110 nursing personnel, 20 radiology technicians and 40 laboratory technicians is under process and would be completed within a month. The health minister, who was on a tour of Baripada, visited the medical college and hospital campus and interacted top officials.
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