PM Lauds New Era Of Medical Education In J&K


Srinagar- The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded the new era of medical education in Jammu & Kashmir, a day after the Union Health Ministry granted 265 Diplomate of National Board (DNB) seats to the government hospitals in the Union Territory.

The Prime Minister hailed the government’s decision to grant 265 DNB seats across 20 district Govt hospitals and said that it is an important effort aimed at empowering the youth and furthering medical infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesperson said.

Sharing a tweet by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya, the Prime Minister tweeted;

“This is an important effort aimed at empowering the youth and furthering medical infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir!”

On Tuesday, the health ministry statement said that the grant of 265 DNB seats was a step that will not only benefit people of Jammu and Kashmir, but the doctors there will also get an opportunity of being trained in their own region.

“Tapping into this homegrown medical workforce would lead to an effective healthcare delivery system in the Union Territory,” the statement said.

“With the vision of providing trained specialists in almost every district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Government of India took this as a challenge in a mission mode,” it added.

Fifty per cent of the PG seats are reserved for local in-service doctors to provide them with the opportunity for postgraduate training.

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