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Drinking water and other machinery problems to be eradicated: Badal
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Drinking water and other machinery problems to be eradicated: Badal
PHOTO : Health Minister Badal Chowdhury visiting TMC on Thursday. TIWN Pic June 26

AGARTALA, June 26 (TIWN): After GBP and IGM hospitals, Tripura Health Minster- Badal Chowdhury today visited Tripura Medical College (TMC) and Dr BR Ambedkar Teaching Hospital at 10 am in the morning for the first time and inquired about the overall infrastructure of the college.

While addressing the media, Chowdhury said, “TMC authority is considering for regularise those group-D employees who have been working since ten years in the hospital. The Public Works Department (PWD) will take necessary initiative to complete the construction of girls and nurse hostels on time. The faculty issues will be managed by the governing bodies of the hospital.

Further he asserted that the hospital is facing drinking water and other machinery repairing and servicing related problems. For that he told the TMC authority to take necessary step to resolve the issues. Chowdhury also appealed to the doctors to hold the works by maintaining a base so that they can find an easy way to fulfil their responsibilities.

Interestingly, a section of the MBBS students have alleged to the minister that no doubt they are getting quality teaching but the college authority have failed to maintain their basic needs including hostels and classroom facilities. After hearing their grievances, Badal assured them advised to give time to the authority for the implementation of their basic needs.

During the visit, Chowdhury inspected the entire construction sites of Nurses and girls hostels, different units of the hospital and the main building of the hospital. After the visit, Chowdhury have conducted a two-hour long important meeting with the TMC authorities and discussed about the overall infrastructure of the hospital at TMC premises. The minister directed the TMC authority to give priority for the arrangement of drinking water and hospital cleaning service.

On being asked about the recent malaria outbreak, Chowdhury stated, “Altogether 11 ministers and special health teams have been working relentlessly in different districts to prevent the malaria epidemic in the state. The health department offering all kind of facilities to the malaria afflicted patients. The state government is bearing all the expensive of the malaria affected people”. 

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