Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare approves Medical College at Bolangir and Baripada:

Bhubaneswar: May 17: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has approved two schemes of Odisha Government for the establishment of two new medical colleges in Balasore  and Balangir. Government Medical College, Bolangir got approval and will have 100 MBBS seats for the academic year 2018-19 under the centrally sponsored scheme ‘Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with existing District/Referral Hospitals’. Besides, the Ministry has also approved confirmation of conditional permission issued to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital in Baripada in the academic year 2017-18 and further allowed for admission of second batch for the academic year 2018-19.

Union Health Minister JP Nadda has written a letter to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan regarding the approvals.