By TC News Desk
Agartala: September 10. Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha today has announced that the state government has decided to open another medical college in Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).
Dr Saha said this after inaugurating 10-beded Mirza Primary Health Center in Udaipur today.“Currently there are two medical colleges in the state. Besides, our state government has decided to open another medical college in ADC area. For this, potential land has been identified in Ambassa. In medical, the number of seats for PG courses has been increased. The number of seats for this course has been increased from 63 to 79. This will reduce the shortage of specialist doctors in the state. The number of seats in AGMC has been increased from 100 to 125. Introduction of PG Diploma Courses in various subjects at IGM Hospital has been done”, he said.
CM further expressing concern over the rising trends of drugs addicted youths in the state, said that one of the goals of the state government is to create a drug-free Tripura.“Parents have to take a more active role to free the youth from the clutches of drugs. The administration is also continuing its fight against addiction. For this, therapy centers have been opened at Vhangmun, Kumarghat, Kailashahar and Damcherra health centers”, he said.