Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the Swarnim Dental College in the Khokhra area of Ahmedabad on Sunday. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's Medical Education Trust-run dental college is spread over an area of 25,000 square yard. The college built at cost of Rs30 crore has 150 seats.
"There is need for more doctors to serve the society. The state government plans to build medical education facilities in the state so that the students don't need to go to other states to study medicine," Shri Narendra Modi said. He also asked doctors to volunteer and treat the poor and needy. The CM said that the doctors should participate in the campaign contributing 100 hours of social service and join 'Vanche Gujarat'.
Along with the CM, revenue minister Anandiben Patel, mayor Kanaji Thakore, member of parliament Dr Kirit Solanki, deputy mayor Kalpanaben Bhatt, standing committee chairman Asit Vora, municipal commissioner IP Gautam and other office bearers and officials of AMC were present on this occasion.