Balasore: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik will inaugurate Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital today in Balasore.Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey will be present in the inaugural ceremony of the government-run hospital.
The Chief Minister would interact with faculty members during his stay. However, there is no programme of public address by CM Naveen.
A total of 99 students have already taken admission in Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course for the first academic session of this institution(2018-19).About 145 doctors and staffs are in position now.
Several people and organisations have expressed happiness over the renaming of the medical college and hospital after Fakir Mohan.
The medical college will serve the people of north Odisha as well as people from neighbouring state West Bengal.