BY TC News Desk
Agartala, 18th December 2023: Chief Minister Prof. Dr. Manik Saha on Monday said that the state has witnessed a robust change in health infrastructure over the past few years following sincere efforts of the present state government.
Dr. Saha said this while addressing the 1st foundation day celebration of Agartala Government Dental College at Rabindra Satabarsiki Bhavan in Agartala.
“Tripura has experienced a robust change in health infrastructure over the past few years due to the dedicated efforts of the current state government. The establishment of Agartala Government Dental College is one such initiative. We are committed to transforming this institution into a Center of Excellence & Research,” said Dr. Saha.
He emphasized that Agartala Government Dental College is a flagship in the development of health services in the state and that this college will create a bright future for the children of the state.
“Therefore, everyone should strive to make this dental college a ‘Center of Excellence’ in the field of health services. In addition, everyone should take the initiative to make this dental college, the pride of the state, a research center. The infrastructure of Agartala Government Dental College is on par with any other dental college in the country. All the faculty members who have visited this dental college have highly appreciated its infrastructure. As a result, this college received approval from the Dental Council of India very quickly. The state government faced various hurdles in setting up this college, but after many efforts, it became possible to establish this college in the state,” said Dr. Saha.
Chief Secretary JK Sinha, Agartala Government Dental College Principal Shalu Roy, Indian Dental Association State Branch President Dr. Samir Ranjan Dutta Chowdhury, Health Department Secretary Dr. Sandip R. Rathore, Tripura Health Service Director Dr. Supriyo Mallik, and others were present on the occasion.