Ministry of Home Affairs

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit shah inaugurates 'Swaminarayan Institute of Medical Science and Research' of Shri Swaminarayan Vishwamangal Gurukul at Kalol in Gandhinagar, Gujarat


Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, medical facilities in the country have improved a lot in last 10 years

In 70 years after independence, only 7 AIIMS were constructed, but during Modi Ji’s tenure, number of AIIMS in the country has increased to 23

In 70 years, 387 medical colleges were built in the country, but in last 10 years, the Prime Minister has increased this to 706

Earlier, there were 51,000 MBBS seats, but Prime Minister Modi has increased the number of these seats to 1,07,000

Modi government has facilitated medical and engineering studies in Indian languages

Modi ji has increased number of universities, IITs, IIMs and IIITs in the country

The children of Gujarat are not illiterate, the entire credit for this goes to Gurukul

Posted On: 27 FEB 2024 8:34PM by PIB Delhi

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah inaugurated 'Swaminarayan Institute of Medical Science and Research' of Shri Swaminarayan Vishwamangal Gurukul at Kalol in Gandhinagar, Gujarat today. On this occasion, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendra Patel and many dignitaries were present.

Addressing the inaugural programme, Shri Amit Shah lauded the Swaminarayan sect and said that Lord Swaminarayan made Gujarat Karmabhoomi, established nine temples and a great tradition. He said that the Swaminarayan sect freed crores of people from addiction, promoted the values ​​of devotion in every home and taught them how to live a smooth life. Shri Shah said the Swaminarayan sect started setting up Gurukuls across Gujarat since the 1960s. He said that the children of Gujarat are not illiterate, the entire credit for this goes to Gurukul. Swaminarayan sect has provided education to Dalit and OBC children in tribal villages to make them good citizens and devotees of God and the society is very grateful to them. He said thatmaking a person's life free from addiction and improving health are certainly good deeds, but nothing can be better than giving the knowledge of alphabets to an illiterate person.

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperationsaid that 100 students have taken admission in the newly constructed medical college today. MD and MS post graduate courses are also going to be started here in the coming days. He said that there is no greater religion than service to ‘Daridra Narayan’.Swaminarayan Gurukul has built a modern hospital with all facilities. Expressing happiness, Shri Shah said that ever since Ram Lalla was consecrated in Ayodhya, free services are being provided to everyone in the hospital.

 

Shri Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji, the work of improving medical facilities in this country has progressed at a rapid pace in the last 10 years. He said that in the 70 years after independence, only 7 AIIMS were constructed in the entire country, but during the tenure of almost 10 years of Prime Minister Modi, the number of AIIMS in the country has increased to 23. He said that in 70 years, 387 medical colleges were built in the country, but in the last 10 years the Prime Minister has increased the number to 706. Shri Shah added that earlier there were 51 thousand MBBS seats, but Prime Minister Modi ji has increased the number of these seats to 1 lakh 7 thousand. He said that the credit goes to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for providing one lakh doctors to the society every year with the resolve to serve them whole life. He said that earlier there were 31,000 seats for post graduate but Prime Minister Modi has increased the number to 70 thousand.

Union Home Minister and Minister of cooperation said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi jihas worked to increase number of higher education institutions like IITs, IIMs, IIITsand many universities. Besides, Prime Minister Shri Modi has also given a platform to the youth of India to compete with the youth of the world. Shri Amit Shah added that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji has created such a platform that lakhs of youth of the country are hoisting the tricolor of India all over the world by creating startups. He said that earlier there were 75 institutions of national importance in the country, whose number has now more than doubled to 165. Earlier there were 316 public universities which have now increased to 480. The number of technical universities has increased from 90 to 188. Earlier there were 38000 colleges in the country which have now increased to 53000.

Shri Amit Shah said that the new education policy has given many options to the youth. Now the Government led by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has made such arrangements that medical students will be able to study economics and music along with medical.He said that it is now the responsibility of the government to develop the strength and talent given to the students by God. Modi government has given a platform to the hidden power of the students and to make all the courses national.

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation said that for the first time, the Government led by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has made arrangements to conduct medical and engineering studies in Indian languages. Now there is such a system that a person studying medical science in Gujarati medium can also become a doctor who is accepted all over the world.The Prime Minister has eliminated the inferiority complex regarding language from the minds of children. He said that earlier, the leaders who talked big about patriotism used to speak in English in abroad. But Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi gave a speech in Hindi on a global platform like G-20 and the whole world heard it. The Prime Minister has worked to promote the pride of our language, culture, country and religion.

Home Minister and Minister of cooperation said that Ram Lalla did not have a house in Ayodhya for the last 500 years, he lived in a tent. Even after 75 years of independence, the temple of Lord Ram could not be built, the opposition people had hold the construction work of the temple.But Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi performed Bhoomi Pujan of Ram temple and also consecrated Ram Lalla. Prime Minister not only built the Ram Temple, but also built the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor and gold platting of Somnath Temple is also being done. Similarly, establishment of Shaktipeeth in Pavagadh,renovation of Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham, construction of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and Mahakal Lok in Ujjain, gave the message that it is the responsibility of both the country and the government to maintain the places of worship in this country.

 

Shri Amit Shah said that in the last 10 years, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji built roads, made irrigation arrangements, made millets famous in the world, sent Chandrayaan and hoisted the tricolour on the moon and all the leaders of G-20 paid tribute to Mahatma Offered flowers and paid obeisance at Gandhi Samadhi.Through these works, Modi ji has made Mother India proud. Shri Shah expressed confidence that the youth of the country have faith that when the country completes 100 years of independence, India will be number one in the world in every field.

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