4 Medical Colleges to come up at a value of Rs. 1500 crore
Foundation stone of boundary wall of Medical College, Mohali, laid; Rs. 375 crore to be spent on AIMS- OP Soni
Chandigarh/SAS Nagar: Medical Education in the State is to get a big boost with the creation of 4 new Government Medical Colleges developing at a value of Rs. 1500 crore in Mohali, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Malerkotla, stated OP Soni, Medical Education and Research Minister Punjab.
Talking to media after laying the basis stone of the boundary wall of Dr. BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) SAS Nagar, Medical Education Minister knowledgeable that there can be no dearth of docs in the Punjab as very quickly about 500 extra docs would cross out yearly from upcoming authorities medical faculties. He stated that presently there have been about 1400 MBBS seats in medical faculties( each non-public and authorities) of Punjab which might witness an augmentation of 500 extra with the opening of those 4 medical faculties The land has been made out there for all the faculties however AIMS Mohali is anticipated to operationalize first since there’s an current 300 bedded hospital which simply wants to be augmented to connect it to the Medical College. 80% of the school has been recruited for the Medical College and course of is on for recruitment of paramedics and different supporting employees. The NMC inspection has been utilized and we hope to begin the first batch of MBBS, this yr, stated he. The Medical College constructing will home a tutorial block, 4 lecture theatres, labs, ladies/boys/hostels, school residences, library, auditorium in addition to ample area for indoor play space/neighborhood centre. Besides, 200 bedded new hospital block will likely be state of artwork multi-storey constructing housing devoted wards for ortho, paeds, ENT, derma, surgical procedure and so forth, a devoted blood financial institution in addition to seven operation theatres. As per out there estimates, about Rs. 325 crore can be spent on infrastructure whereas Rs. 50 crore can be spent on high-tech tools. The spade work is over and tenders can be floated for the development of Medical College and hospital constructing in a fortnight, stated Soni.
In the in the meantime consultants have been accepted for Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala Medical faculties as nicely and designs are being reviewed. Once the constructing designs are finalized, the tenders can be floated for them as nicely, knowledgeable Medical Education and Research Minister Punjab.
Balbir Singh Sidhu, Health Minister Punjab who accompanied the Medical Education Minister for the basis laying ceremony thanked the Bhelolpur and Jujharnagar panchayats for leasing out over10 acres of land to Medical College. Terming the initiation of constructing strategy of Medical College as a historic occasion, Health Minister stated that it’s after about 4 many years that a new Government Medical College is developing in the State. He opined that the Medical Colleges at Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur, Malerkotla and Mohali would go a great distance for the betterment of medical training and well being services in the state. The AIMS Mohali can even usher the improvement of space stated he.
Among others, the Mohali Mayor, Amarjeet Singh Jiti Sidhu, Deputy Mayor KS Bedi, Principal Secretary Health D.Okay. Tewari, Director Principal Dr Bhavneet Bharti, DRME Dr Sujata had been current on the event.