For a inhabitants of 1.24 million, Puducherry has two govt and 7 private medical colleges, offering 1,350 seats for docs, and the attached hospitals over 7,630 beds for patients.
In pleasurable hands: The maternity ward at the Rajiv Gandhi girls folks
and children’s hospital, Puducherry
EDUCATION AND HEALTH, CLEANLINESS AND ENVIRONMENT
Puducherry’s consistent performance in healthcare is the pause result of excessive spending within the sector and its sturdy medical infrastructure. While India’s per capita expenditure on successfully being is Rs 1,397 per particular person, Puducherry spends bigger than double of that Rs 3,340. Its performance is spectacular on diversified indicators too. The toddler mortality rate is 11 per 1,000 live births towards the nationwide moderate of 34. Nearly all births occur in healthcare facilities and over 90 per cent of children are immunised. As towards the 24 medical officers for Puducherry mandated by the Indian Public Health Requirements, issued under the Nationwide Rural Health Mission, the Union territory has 41 such officers. Against the required 78 female successfully being workers, there are 128.
For a inhabitants of 1.24 million, Puducherry has two govt and 7 private medical colleges, offering 1,350 seats for docs, and the attached hospitals over 7,630 beds for patients. Moreover medical colleges, higher training institutes in diversified streams have moreover helped Puducherry emerge as an training hub. Efforts are on so as to add to the means. As an instance, the Puducherry govt is willing with a draft invoice to plight up an agricultural sciences college. The Centre has moreover accredited a nationwide College of Planning and Architecture for Puducherry, at a worth of Rs 338 crore.