Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, in a recent social media post on ‘X’ (formerly Twitter), commended the state’s medical education department and expressed his vision for Assam to become a prominent hub for medical education. He stated, “Assam is poised to emerge as the leading destination for medical education. We are making strides towards establishing 2,000 MBBS seats and more than 1,000 PG seats.”
Sarma also shared that three newly constructed medical colleges have commenced their academic sessions simultaneously, and he participated in the oath-taking ceremony in Nagaon to mark this occasion.
Earlier, the Chief Minister had emphasized the government’s commitment to creating a state-of-the-art health education ecosystem, which aims to provide accessible healthcare services and generate abundant job opportunities to catalyze a new health economy in Assam.
These remarks were made during his address at the third convocation of Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences held at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati. During this event, 815 students received commendation degrees.
Himanta Biswa Sarma stated, “Our ambitious plan to establish a cutting-edge health education ecosystem will guarantee accessible healthcare services and create numerous job opportunities to foster a New Health Economy. We witnessed the realization of this transformative vision during the third convocation of the Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences.”