“Since 2014, there are 157 medical colleges in different components of the nation in different stages of growth. These embrace 58 medical colleges in part 1 and 24 in part 2 and one other 75 in part 3 which have been introduced just lately,” the minister mentioned in reply to supplementaries through the query hour.
“Besides, there have been 50,000 medical faculty seats within the nation until 2014 and after that, within the final over six years, 30,000 extra medical colleges seats have been created. More seats could be added with the organising of these new colleges,” he mentioned.
Vardhan famous that the National Medical Commission can also be assessing the whole quantity of medical colleges and seats required within 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 varied states of the nation. These are ideally within the aspirational districts and areas the place essentially the most disadvantaged folks dwell and the place there isn’t a medical faculty both in personal 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 finances 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 on this regard, including that the well being and finance ministries are working on this regard.
“Under part 3, 4 medical colleges have been accredited in Karnataka within the yr 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 accredited at a price of Rs 325 crore every to be shared between the Centre and the state authorities within the ratio of 60:40.