Samajwadi Governments have always worked for development of healthcare and medical education
500 seats of MBBS increased due to efforts of the present state government
मुख्यमंत्री श्री अखिलेश यादव 23 अगस्त, 2014 को होटल क्लाक्र्स अवध में 5वें लखनऊ अल्ट्रासाउण्ड कोर्स में चिकित्सकों को सम्बोधित करते हुए।
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has said that healthcare and medical education were issues linked directly to the people of the state and underlined how successive government of the Samajwadi Party had endeavoured to develop the sector. He also said that health indicators of the nation would only improve if the state improves its health indicators.
The Chief Minister was today addressing doctors at the 5th Lucknow Ultrasound Course held under the aegis of Ultrasound Education and Research Foundation at Hotel Clarks Avadh. Saying that the doctors had an important role in the society and people looked up to the medical fraternity with honour. It was for this reason that it was imperative on the doctors to ensure prompt and free treatment to the poor and needy.
उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री अखिलेश यादव 23 अगस्त, 2014 को 5वें लखनऊ अल्ट्रासाउण्ड कोर्स के अवसर पर चिकित्सकों के साथ।
Referring to the far-reaching work done by the present day state government, Mr. Yadav said it was due to the sustained and serious efforts of his government that the quota of MBBS seats in the state has been increased by 500. He also pointed out how the government was endeavouring to open more medical colleges in the state so as to benefit the ailing, like in the PGI at Saifai.
Speaking about the advances in the field of Medical Science, the Chief Minister said the Indians were on top of research due to their hard work and talent. He also lauded the KGMU, Lucknow for its special status in the medical fraternity world over and said both he and former Chief Minister Mr. Mulayam Singh Yadav restored its original name. The Chief Minister said KGMU had a special place in the field of medical education and its students were appreciated everywhere.
Mr. Yadav also pointed out several initiatives of the state government in the past two years like 108 Ambulance and 102 National Ambulance Service, he said it was the joint responsibility of doctors and the government to ensure free, prompt and quality treatment for the needy. The CM also referred to programmes being run by the Bill and Melinda Gates and Bill Clinton Foundation in the state. He also compared the growth of tissues as cancer to corruption as over growth of money and greed.
Chancellor of KGMU Prof. Ravikant also spoke on the occasion. Before this, Course Director Prof. PK Srivastava gave detailed information about the course. The event was conducted by course co-ordinator Prof. Yashodhara Pradip. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Nidhi. The Chief Minister felicitated retired teachers of KGMU, Prof. Kalyani Das, Dr. Chandravati, Prof. Devika Nag, Dr. KD Verma, Dr. UK Jain, Prof. CG Agarwal and Prof. OP Singh. Mr. Akhilesh Yadav also released the book ‘Atlas of Muscular Skeletal Ultrasound’ written by Prof. PK Srivastava. Also present on the occasion were Political Pensions Minister Mr. Rajendra Chowdhary, MLC Dr. Madhu Gupta, Special Secretary to CM, Mr. Naveen Kumar GS, Director Information Dr. Roopesh Kumar, Prof. MC Pant, Dr. Saroj Srivastava, Dr. Vikram Dogra from the University of Rochester Medical Centre, New York, Prof James Griffith of the Chinese University, Hongkong and Dr. Rahul Sachdeva.