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Update on Medical Colleges in Aspirational Districts

Centre administers Centrally Sponsored Scheme for ‘Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals

AIIMS established in Bilaspur, Nagpur, Rae Bareli & Gorakhpur

Posted On: 21 JUL 2023 5:47PM by PIB Delhi

The government has increased number of medical colleges and subsequently increased MBBS seats. There is an increase of 82% in medical colleges from 387 before 2014 to 704 as of now. Further, there is an increase of 110% in MBBS seats from 51,348 before 2014 to 1,07,948 as of now, there is also an increase of 117% in PG seats from 31,185 before 2014 to 67,802 as of now. The State/UT wise details of government and private medical colleges functioning in the country along with seats are at Annexure-I.  

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare administers a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for ‘Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals’ with preference to underserved areas and aspirational districts, where there is no existing government or private medical college with fund sharing between the centre and state governments in the ratio of 90:10 for north-eastern and special category states and 60:40 for others. Under this scheme, 157 medical colleges have been approved in three phases including 02 medical colleges in Maharashtra, 03 medical colleges in Himachal Pradesh & 27 medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh. As per the scheme guidelines, the planning, execution and commissioning of the projects is to be done by the state government. The details of medical colleges approved in the states of Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh are at Annexure-II.

Additionally, financial support has been provided to Himachal Pradesh for an increase of 120 MBBS seats in 6 medical colleges for Rs. 144 crore and 17 post-graduate seats in 1 medical college for Rs. 14.50 crore under CSS for upgradation of existing state government/ central government medical colleges for increasing MBBS under-graduate seats and post-graduate seats. Further, under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) support has been provided to Himachal Pradesh for upgradation of 02 Government medical colleges at Tanda & Shimla by setting up of Super Specialty blocks. Further, AIIMS at Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh has also been established.

Under CSS financial support has been provided to Maharashtra for increase of 700 MBBS seats in 14 medical colleges for Rs. 839.86 Crore and 692 post-graduate seats in 11 medical college for Rs. 345.79 Crore has been provided for upgradation of existing state government/ central government medical colleges for increasing MBBS under-graduate seats and post-graduate seats. Further, under PMSSY support has been provided to the state for upgradation of 6 Government medical colleges at Mumbai, Nagpur, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Latur, Akola & Yavatmal by setting up of Super Specialty blocks. Further, AIIMS at Nagpur in Maharashtra has also been established.

Regarding upgradation of existing state government/ central government medical colleges for increasing MBBS under-graduate seats and post-graduate seats, financial support has been provided to Uttar Pradesh for increase of 432 MBBS seats in 7 medical colleges for Rs. 518.39 Crore and 556 post-graduate seats in 12 Medical College for Rs. 375.92 crore under CSS. Further, under PMSSY support has been provided to the state for upgradation of 11 government medical colleges at Lucknow, Varanasi, Aligarh, Jhansi, Gorakhpur, Prayagraj, Meerut, Agra & Kanpur by setting up of Super Specialty blocks. Further, AIIMS at Rae Bareli & Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh have also been established.

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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Annexure-I

 

State/UT-wise list of Government & Private medical colleges (including AIIMS & JIPMER) in the Country for the AY 2023-24

S.No.

Name of the State/UT

Govt. College

Govt. Seats

Pvt. College

Pvt. Seats

Total Colleges

Total Seats

1

Andaman & Nicorbar Island

1

114

0

0

1

114

2

Andhra Pradesh

18

3235

19

3200

37

6435

3

Arunchal Pradesh

1

50

0

0

1

50

4

Assam

13

1550

0

0

13

1550

5

Bihar

13

1615

8

1050

21

2665

6

Chandigarh

1

150

0

0

1

150

7

Chhattisgarh

11

1555

3

450

14

2005

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1

177

0

0

1

177

9

Delhi

8

1247

2

250

10

1497

10

Goa

1

180

0

0

1

180

11

Gujarat

23

4250

16

2650

39

6900

12

Haryana

6

835

9

1350

15

2185

13

Himachal Pradesh

7

770

1

150

8

920

14

Jammu & Kashmir

11

1247

1

100

12

1347

15

Jharkhand

7

730

2

250

9

980

16

Karnataka

24

3700

46

7995

70

11695

17

Kerala

12

1755

21

2900

33

4655

18

Madhya Pradesh

15

2400

12

2250

27

4650

19

Maharashtra

31

5025

36

5720

67

10745

20

Manipur

3

375

1

150

4

525

21

Meghalaya

1

50

0

0

1

50

22

Mizoram

1

100

0

0

1

100

23

Nagaland

1

100

0

0

1

100

24

Odisha

12

1675

5

850

17

2525

25

Puducherry

2

380

7

1450

9

1830

26

Punjab

5

850

7

950

12

1800

27

Rajasthan

26

3925

9

1650

35

5575

28

Sikkim

0

0

1

150

1

150

29

Tamil Nadu

38

5250

36

6350

74

11600

30

Telangana

28

3890

28

4650

56

8540

31

Tripura

1

125

1

100

2

225

32

Uttar Pradesh

35

4303

33

5400

68

9703

33

Uttarakhand

5

700

3

450

8

1150

34

West Bengal

27

3975

8

1200

35

5175

Note: Data for 2023-24 may vary on granting of permission by NMC for new course/ increase of seats and on withdrawal of permission for course / seats.

 

Annexure-II

 

Details of Medical Colleges approved under Centrally Sponsored Scheme for ‘Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with existing District/Referral Hospitals’ in Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra & Uttar Pradesh

 

S.No.

State/UT

Districts

  1.  

Himachal Pradesh

Chamba

Hamirpur

Nahan (Sirmour)

  1.  

Maharashtra

Gondia

Nandurbar

  1.  

Uttar Pradesh

Basti

Faizabad

Firozabad

Shahjahanpur

Bahraich

Etah

Hardoi

Pratapgarh

Fatehpur

Siddharthnagar (Domariyaganj)

Deoria

Ghazipur

Mirzapur

Bijnaur

Kushinagar

Sultanpur

Gonda

Lalitpur

LakhimpurKheri

Chandauli

Bulandshahar

Sonbhadra

Pilibhit

Auraiya

Kanpur Dehat

Kaushambi

Amethi

 

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