Bhawanipatna, Nov 1: The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday visited Kalahandi and inaugurated Rendo Majhi Medical College in Bhawanipatna.
The new medical college has been built with a cost of Rs 300 Crore. The college has 100 MBBS seats while the National Medical Commission has granted permission for admissions.
Kalahandi MP Basanta Panda, Health Minister Niranjan Pujari and 5T Chairman VK Pandian were present at the inauguration ceremony.
During the visit, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the LAccMI Bus service in the district. A fleet of 63 ultra-contemporary Laxmi buses will provide modern connectivity between rural areas and urban areas of the district.