उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री अखिलेश यादव 18 सितम्बर, 2014 को के.जी.एम.यू., लखनऊ में आयोजित लोकार्पण एवं शिलान्यास कार्यक्रम का दीप प्रज्ज्वलित कर शुभारम्भ करते हुए।
Pay scales of KGMU teachers to be brought at par with their counterparts at SGPGI, retirement age of faculty members at government medical colleges to be raised to 65 years
Chief Minister unveils and lays foundation stone of projects worth Rs. 350 crores at the KGMU
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has said that there would be no dearth of funds in ensuring that KGMU makes it to the list of world class institutions. Considering the quality and expertise of teachers at the KGMU, the Chief Minister also announced parity between their pay scales and that of the faculty of the SGPGI and increased the retirement age of teachers at the state medical colleges to 65 years. He also assured all possible help in ensuring more land for bettering and expanding the KGMU campus and to make the varsity building a world class signature building.
उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री अखिलेश यादव 18 सितम्बर, 2014 को के.जी.एम.यू., लखनऊ में आयोजित लोकार्पण एवं शिलान्यास कार्यक्रम को सम्बोधित करते हुए।
The Chief Minister was today speaking here at a function organized by the KGMU at the Scientific Convention Centre. On the occasion, Mr. Yadav also unveiled and laid foundation stones of projects worth Rs. 350 crore. The projects that were inaugurated included a modern education block, three blocks of different type of residential quarters, 100 bed boys hostel, virtual class, hospital computerization and fibre optic cable network phase I. Foundation stones of KGMU Institute of Skills, 250-bed girls’ hostel, 650-bed nurses hostel and a 932 bed boys hostel were also laid. Referring to the high opinion the KGMU enjoys across the world, the Chief Minister said medical professionals employed in various corners of the world take pride in calling themselves Georgians. Assuring those present that the state government was with them in all their good endeavours, the Chief Minister also recalled a string of works that were undertaken in the tenure of Netaji and said the present day government was also doing its bit in expanding the medicare and healthcare ase to every nook and corner of the state.
उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री अखिलेश यादव 18 सितम्बर, 2014 को के.जी.एम.यू., लखनऊ के आधुनिक शैक्षणिक ब्लाॅक का उद्घाटन करते हुए।
He also referred to a survey which inferred that most people suffer from high-cost and serious ailments like cancer, renal and heart ailments. For this, he added, the state government had made check up and treatment of all such diseases free of cost in state hospitals. Besides, he added, Rs. 25 lakh each was sanctioned to legislators to pass it on to the needy and ill for treatment. Many government hospitals in the city were being built and for high class treatment of cancer, work on a world class cancer institute at Chak Ganjariya farm was underway.
Mr. Yadav said medical education was a costly affair and it was not possible for economically weaker students to study in private medical colleges. For this, state medical colleges were being established in many districts, the Chief Minister said and pointed out to the expansion of the Rural Medical Sciences Institute in Saifai, medical colleges in Azamgarh and Kannauj. A medical college was coming up at Budaun and very soon foundation stone of the Jaunpur medical college would also be laid, he informed. In times to come, efforts will be made to enhance the MBBS quota of the state and in other segments also.
उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री अखिलेश यादव 18 सितम्बर, 2014 को के.जी.एम.यू., लखनऊ में विभिन्न परियोजनाओं का लोकार्पण एवं शिलान्यास करते हुए।
The Chief Minister also said that like in the past, facility of PG education to doctors from Uttarakhand would continue. Due to the 102 and 108 ambulance services medicare was reaching the needy people in 20 minutes, Mr. Yadav pointed out and added that very soon similar arrangements were being done in the field of policing too. Later, the Chief Minister also inspected the modern educational block.
Earlier, the Health Minister Mr. Ahmad Hasan said it was due to the efforts of the Chief Minister that in the last two-and-a-half years, 500 seats of MBBS had increased in the state and that by next year the number of MBBS seats is likely to be 2100. Welcoming the Chief Minister and other guests at the function, the chancellor of KGMU, Prof Ravi Kant said due to the cooperation of the Chief Minister 150 acres of land for satellite campus had been given to the varsity. The function was also addressed by Mr. Gaurav Bhatia.
Also present at the function were Political Pensions Minister Mr. Rajendra Chowdhary, Minister of State for Secondary Education Mr. Vijay Bahadur Pal, Principal Secretary Medical Education Mr. BS Bhullar, faculty of the KGMU and students of the varsity.