NEW DELHI :
A complete of 157 medical colleges are under different stages of implementation in numerous components of the nation, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
He mentioned 58 of these colleges are in the primary part of the implementation, 24 in the second part and 75 colleges, which had been introduced lately, in the third part.
“Since 2014, there are 157 medical colleges in different components of the nation in different stages of improvement. These embody 58 medical colleges in part 1 and 24 in part 2 and one other 75 in part 3 which had been introduced lately,” the minister mentioned in reply to supplementaries through the query hour.
“Besides, there have been 50,000 medical school seats in the nation until 2014 and after that, in the final over six years, 30,000 extra medical colleges seats have been created. More seats can be added with the establishing of these new colleges,” he mentioned.
Vardhan famous that the National Medical Commission can also be assessing the full quantity of medical colleges and seats required in the nation, including that the federal government will make its insurance policies accordingly.
“So far, 22 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have been sanctioned under the Modi authorities. Out of these, 16 AIIMS have been in different stages of implementation because the final seven years,” he mentioned.
The well being minister mentioned the Narendra Modi authorities, in its second tenure, sanctioned 75 medical colleges in numerous states of the nation. These are ideally in the aspirational districts and areas the place probably the most disadvantaged folks dwell and the place there isn’t any medical school both in non-public or authorities sector, he mentioned.
All these 75 medical colleges have been finalised and notified, the minister mentioned, including that the Centre helps 60 per cent of the price range expenditure on these colleges.
In response to a different query, Vardhan mentioned no AIIMS has been developed in Karnataka and the state chief minister and leaders have made a request in this regard, including that the well being and finance ministries are working in this regard.
“Under part 3, 4 medical colleges have been authorised in Karnataka in the 12 months 2019-20 to be established at Chikkamagaluru, Haveri, Yadgiri and Chikkaballapura with consumption capability of 150 MBBS seats every,” the Union minister mentioned in a written reply.
He mentioned the medical colleges have been authorised at a value of ₹325 crore every to be shared between the Centre and the state authorities in the ratio of 60:40.