President Ramnath Kovind said, Education and health care are two basic pillars of good governance. Apart from education, the entire world has diverted it’s attention towards a good health care system.
While inaugurating the Super Specialty Hospital and Ispat Post Graduate Institute at the Rourkela Steel Plant today President said, the super speciality hospital will not only carter to the needs of the citizens but also people from neighbouring States like Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh will be greatly benefitted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised to convert the Ispat General Hospital into a super specialty hospital six years back and the promise was converted into reality today.
Earlier in the morning president had delivered the 18 th convocation speech at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela . The President will also visit Lord Jagannath temple, Puri and Konark Sun temple tomorrow.
AIR correspondent reports, President Ramnath kovind had delivered convocation speech at NIT, Rourkela today morning and in the afternoon he inaugurated Super Specialty Hospital and Ispat Post Graduate Institute at the Rourkela Steel Plant. While inaugurating the super speciality hospital the president Lauded the tireless efforts of the doctors, nurses etc. Extending his gratitude towards the health scientists working in the pharmaceutical laboratories, Mr. Kovind said that India has initiated a largest vaccination programme only due to the vigorous efforts of these scientists. “India has not only become ‘Atma Nirbhar’ in the development of vaccine, but it has supplied the same to other countries at free of cost . He said that the pandemic has taught us a lesson that how to develop our health infrastructure. According to the Rourkela still plant sources, the Super specialty hospital with 200 beds will provide better services to the patients in the field Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Cardiology, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, and Nephrology. The president will visit the Lord Jagganth temple, Puri and Sun temple and India Oil Foundation Trust Interpretation Centre at Konark tomorrow afternoon . After the Konark visit, he will return to Bhubaneswar and fly back to Delhi the same evening.