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STATE TO AVAIL SPECIAL MEDICAL FACILITIES FOR RURAL AREAS UNDER ONE DISTRICT ONE COLLEGE SCHEME

medical-fesi-2On the occasion of ‘Suvarana Mahotasav’ of the state of Maharashtra, the government is initiating a new scheme named ‘On District One College. This scheme will benefit the poor of rural India. Dheeraj Mishra reports. Maharashtra is celebrating its Golden Jubilee for its establishment. On this occasion, the Health Department and Medical Education Department are going to implement new scheme named One district one College. This initiative has been undertaken in order to avail good medical facilities to poor. Dental colleges and medical centers will be established in 36 districts of state till the month of May. Trained doctors will be appointed and main diseases will be cured without any charges. While speaking during a press conference arranged at St. George Hospital, Minister for Medical Education, Dr. Vijaykumar Gavit elaborated on the scheme. He assured that 90% vacancies in medical institutes would be filled by the month of May. This scheme will be implemented for the first time in India. It will benefit poor in rural areas. Minister of State for Medical Education, Varsha Gaikwad was also present for the press conference. This scheme will make it mandatory for doctors to go into rural areas. In reality, doctors in general prefer to stay in cities, which deprives poor in backward areas of better medical services. With cameraperson Vinayak Dalvi, Dheeraj Mishra for NMTV news.

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