"ONGC is committed to provide specialized medical services and for this the people must come forward to help and cooperate with us," Moily told the gathering at Rajabari.
    
In the first-phase, about 30 percent of the work would be completed and a 100-bed hospital would be set up. Based on its success, work for the second phase will commence and the hospital would be upgraded to a 300-bed facility, he said.
    
There were also plans to set up a medical and dental college, he added.
    
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that his government is committed to provide high quality health and education to all sections of the people in the state and was constantly striving for its qualitative improvement.
    
Gogoi also hoped that the proposed hospital would play a major role in providing quality health services, particularly to the weaker sections of the society.
    
Union DONER Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar lauded ONGC's role in serving the people of the state and said the setting up of the super speciality hospitality was a step in this direction.
    
He appealed to ONGC, which was setting up the hospital as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), to provide free medical services to the poor and needy along with members of the tea tribe community.
    
ONGC chairman-cum-managing director Sudhir Vasudeva and Congress MLAs Sushanta Buragohain, Anjan Dutta and Debabrata Saikia were present at the function.

(Agencies)

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