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‘Country facing shortage of doctors’

“India faces a crippling shortage of doctors. The government is tackling this by rapidly increasing the capacity for training undergraduates and postgraduates in existing medical colleges and also by establishing new ones,” he said.

The <g data-gr-id="19">governmet</g> is working to improve training capacity and establish new medical colleges to tackle the situation arising out of the “shortage” of doctors, the Health Minister said. Speaking at the centenary celebration and convocation of Lady Hardinge Medical College, the Minister said, “Health for all is a national goal and a priority for this government.” 

He said the government has “grand” plans for redeveloping and <g data-gr-id="22">modernizing</g> Lady Hardinge Medical College.

“This government has grand plans for redeveloping and modernising LHMC to make it comparable with the best in the world. The redevelopment plan, with <g data-gr-id="20">superspeciality</g> block and other associated structures, on <g data-gr-id="21">completion</g> will decongest the present campus, provide enhanced infrastructure for teaching and research and wholesome environment for patients,” Nadda said.
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