Modern equipment to six Medical Colleges

Bhopal. Total Rs 60 crore has been released to six medical colleges by the Medical Education Department for purchase of CT Scan, MRI and other diagnostic equipments including Gama camera, Colour Doppler etc.

Commissioner Medical Education Shiv Shekhar Shukla gave directions to the college deans to purchase and install the equipments within the next 3 to 6 months through Madhya Pradesh Public Health Services Corporation Limited and Government of India undertakings GEM and HLL and ensure diagnostic facilities.

The amount allotted by the Medical Education Department includes Rs 29.2 crore to Bhopal Medical College, Rs 11.73 crore to Indore, Rs 5.3 crore to Jabalpur, Rs 5.6 crore to Gwalior, Rs 3.9 crore to Rewa and Rs 4 crore to Sagar Medical College.

This important step will solve the problem of unavailability of equipments and essential tests in hospitals affiliated to medical colleges.