Srinagar, May 27 : Peoples Conference Senior Vice President and former Minister, Abdul Gani Vakil while welcoming the decision of Medical Council of India to allow MBBS admissions in Government Medical College Baramulla from current academic session said that it will go a long way in giving impetus to medical facilities in north Kashmir.
“This decision is of far reaching consequences. It will not only play a vital role in producing doctors in north Kashmir but will ensure that the patients of north Kashmir need not to visit Srinagar for tertiary care treatment as the same will be available now at their doorsteps”, Vakil said in a statement.
While lauding the role of Governor, his advisor K.Vijay Kumar and Principal Secretary Health Atul Dellu for ensuring the commencement of MBBS course in medical college Baramullah, Vakil emphasized that it was only due to the tireless efforts of Governor Administration that such a mile stone could be achieved.
Vakil also appreciated the role of Government of India for allowing the admissions on 100 MBBS seats in medical college Baramulla and said that “it is clear indication of the fact that GOI is serious and interested in expanding the quality healthcare facilities to the people of Kashmir at their door steps.”
He thanked Governor Administration and Central Government for this favor and expressed hope that it will end the miseries of people of north Kashmir who had to travel all the way to Srinagar for minor medical issues.