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The six-storey multi-functional new Teaching Hospital Block-II inaugurated on Wednesday at AGMC and GBP Hospital.
Inaugurating the building  Health Minister Sudip, Roy Barman said the Neuro-surgery block in Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) and GBP Hospital will starts its journey from March 1st next.  With the launching of neuro-surgery health care services, different type of critical patients with brain injuries or brain stroke, who were often referred to super-speciality hospitals in other states of the country for surgeries, can now have the same facilities, which will save the hard earn money of state's people.

Roy Barman said the new teaching hospital block-II has been equipped with super-speciality services and various health care services under one umbrella in a very systematic and efficient manner, which will provide better health services to thousands of patients of the state. He also said that it will also provide beneficial to the various doctors in teaching the aspiring students of medical sciences and other related fields.

In old complex due to smaller space, especially in medical wards , patients had to admitted in floor of the building and our doctors and para-medics suffers a lot along with suffering of common people, said Roy Barman adding with the inauguration of new block, the patients will now get adequate space.

A separate geriatric word has also opened in the GB Hospital complex for better health care of elders and in single building different wards has been shifted from old block to provide systemic health care services, said  Roy Barman adding that in the six storied building adequate space were allotted considering the patients facilities.

The new building has been equipped with the services of emergency, casualty ward, radio diagnosis, dental ,surgery, specialist clinic, OT complex, surgical ICU, post-operative recovery ward in a one roof. The burn unit has remained in the old block.

MLA Dr Dilip Das, Health Secretary Samarjit Bhowmik, director of health services Dr J K Dev Verma and other officials of health department including senior doctors of the hospital were also present in the inauguration programme.