Tripura: Government mulls starting medical college in tribal area

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated a dental college in Tripura.

PTIUpdated: Sunday, January 01, 2023, 03:40 PM IST
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Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha | (PTI Photo)

Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Saturday said his government is contemplating the establishment of a medical college and hospital in a tribal area. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated a dental college and the state already has two medical colleges where post-graduate courses are offered.

Inaugurating an integrated Ayush district hospital in Chandrapur area in Gomati district, he said the state government has already selected a site for a medical college in Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) area. Chief Minister, who also holds the health portfolio, said medical facilities are being improved in the district and sub-divisional hospitals to ease the load on GBP Hospital and Agartala Medical College.

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