Ajit Pawar says, funds can be released before the Model Code of Conduct is enforced by the Election Commission for Lok Sabha elections.
The Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has asked the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (Mayo Hospital) and Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) authorities to send all the development proposals to the concerned ministries by February end so that funds can be released before the Model Code of Conduct is enforced by the Election Commission for Lok Sabha elections.
Pawar was speaking after inaugurating the new e-Library building at GMCH. He also asked the medical fraternity of both these two hospitals to work in the interest of this noble profession and serve the society in the best way possible.
The Medical Education Minister, Dr. Vijaykumar Gavit, in his address informed that a Medical Emergency Department, Hospital Administration Department, Non-Clinical Department and a specialized Nursing Course will soon be started in GMCH. He also added that adequate staff will be added in respect of Resident Doctors, Nurses and Technicians. 600 lecturers will also be regularized, said Gavit. He asked the doctors to focus on research-oriented work.
Earlier, during the day, laying foundation stone for a Drug Store and Minor Operation Theatre of the Ophthalmology Department was done by the Deputy CM Ajit Pawar. Extension of OPD and Casualty Ward was inaugurated in the IGGMCH.
Dean of GMCH, Dr Rajaram Powar briefed about e-Library and informed that it is the first e-Library in Maharashtra and 3rdin the country. It is built at a cost of Rs 8 crore.
The Guardian Minister Shivajirao Moghe, Minister for Food & Civil Supplies Anil Deshmukh, Ramesh Bang (NCP), Ajay Patil (NCP), Dental College Dean Dr Vinay Hazare, and Director (DMER) Dr. Praveen Shingare were prominently present during the function.