Bhubaneswar:12/6/23 :Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the Ayub Khan Multi Specialty Hospital at Kantbanji in Balangir district through video conferencing.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the hospital will enable the people of Balangir district especially Kantabanji and Titilagarh to get better quality healthcare. The Chief Minister has thanked prominent public leader and social worker Ayub Khan.
The Chief Minister said that the policy of his government is that every life is precious. It is in this policy that we work to provide better treatment to the poorest people in the society, he added.
There has been a transformation in the healthcare sector in the state in the last ten years. Due to the setting up of new medical college, implementation of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana and Niramaya etc., the poor people are getting better treatment and medicines free of cost.
He said that health infrastructure in the state has been improved with the setting up 8 new medical colleges in the state along with Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Balangir. Stating that more than 2000 doctors are coming out of the state every year, he said that all the doctor posts in the state will be filled by the end of this year.