Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, inaugurated CIPET i.e. Central Institute of Petrochemical Engineering & Technology in Jaipur and also laid the foundation stone of four medical colleges to be built in four districts of Rajasthan. PM Modi attended the function through video conferencing.India on the path of becoming 'Aatmanirbhar'
He said that the Corona Pandemic has taught and is teaching a lot of lessons to everyone. Every country is trying to deal with the pandemic through its own unique ways. He said that during this pandemic, India has pledged to become 'Aatmanirbhar' i.e. Self-reliant and Self-independent. He also discussed the way through which Indian health sector developed itself to deal with the pandemic and also deliberated upon how the advancements in health sector can be taken up in future.Benefits of new health schemes launched by the government
He also revealed that the government has worked on developing the health infrastructure in the country. He also discussed the significance of the Ayushman Bharat mission and the benefits it has brought up. He also revealed that around 3.5 lakh people in Rajasthan have been treated free of cost due to Ayushman Bharat Mission. He also talked about the widening network of AIIMS and other Super-Speciality hospitals and their connectivity all across the country today.Increase in number of Medical Colleges and easy access to Medical Education
Considering the importance of health sector in the coming future,he said, more than around 170 new medical colleges have been set up and more than 100 medical colleges are getting ready. Along with this, he informed, that the difficulty of taking Medical and Technical Education in English that was faced by the students coming from villages and other backward areas, has also been treated through the New Education policy, which will now allow them to get educated in Hindi and other regional languages. This will allow people from every sector to take education and adopt professions like Doctor.
During the function, Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya and Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot were also present