Balasore: The much-awaited Balasore medical college, which was recently named as Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital, was dedicated to public here today.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the medical college after unveiling the statue of great Odia poet Fakir Mohan Senapati installed at entrance of the medical institution.
Besides the Chief Minister,Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey, , Odisha Health & Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena, Higher Education and Industries Minister Ananta Das and Balasore MP Rabindra Kumar Jena were present at the occassion.
Recently on August 28, the State government has named the medical college and hospital at Balasore after eminent litterateur Fakir Mohan Senapati. Fakir Mohan Senapati known as ‘Vyas Kabi’ is regarded as father of Odia novel and short stories. He had immense contribution for development of Odia literature.