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Nitish announces 5 new medical colleges in Bihar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced that five medical colleges will be set up in Bihar as he worked to overhaul healthcare infra in the state. The medical colleges would be opened as per specifications of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and all of them will have nursing colleges, Kumar said.

The Bihar government, which has prioritised health sector in its agenda, gave necessary directions to further streamline functioning of government hospitals across the state.

The review meeting was attended by minister Tej Pratap Yadav, chief secretary Anjani Kumar Singh and principal secretary RK Mahajan, among others. The chief minister directed that free medicines should be provided to the needy without any interruption in government hospitals.
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