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Rohtak medical institute PGIMS gets 71 extra MS, MD seats: State health minister

71 seats have been added for MD courses in Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak.

education Updated: Jun 29, 2017 13:13 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
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A medical institute in Haryana, PGIMS, has added 71 seats for its MS and MD programme, the state’s health minister has said(Bijay/Hindustan Times/For representation only)

Chandigarh: Haryana health minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said that 71 seats had been added for MD, MS courses in Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak.

The Centre had approved the additional seats, done to meet the shortage of specialised doctors in the state.

About 26 seats have been increased in MD anesthesiology, nine in MD paediatrics, eight each in MS obstetrics and gynaecology and MD psychiatry, six in MD radio diagnosis, five each in MS orthopaedics and MD ophthalmology and two each in MD dermatology, venereology and leprosy and respiratory medicine.

Earlier, the state government had increased MBBS seats from 100 to 150 in Bhagat Phool Singh government medical college for women, Khanpur Kalan, district Sonepat.

Over 4,000 CCTV cameras to be installed

Vij also said that 4,172 CCTV cameras would be installed in 166 health centres in the state to ensure safety and proper treatment of patients.

He said that these included 960 cameras in 20 district civil hospitals, 792 cameras in 36 sub-divisional hospitals and 2,420 in 110 community health centres of the state. The department had invited tenders for installation of cameras. Their installation would not only check any theft incidents, but would also keep eye on behaviour of doctor towards patients, information of treatment being given to them and any misbehaviour with doctors by anti-social elements, he said.

First Published: Jun 29, 2017 13:13 IST