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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
18-July-2014 16:12 IST
Distribution of Medical and Paramedical Colleges/ Institutes

 

There is imbalanced growth of medical colleges/institutions and availability of medical specialist in the country affecting the delivery of healthcare to people across the country. The list of medical colleges/institutes along with number of seats therein across the country is given below:-

 

State/UT-wisedetails of Mediacl Colleges& MBBS Seatsinthecountryforthe academicyear 2014-15(as on 15.07.14)

Sl. No.

State

Government

Private

Total

No. of College

Seats

No. of Colleges

Seats

No. of Colleges

Seats

1

Andhra Pradesh

17

2700

29

4200

46

6900

2

Assam

6

726

0

0

6

726

3

Bihar

9

950

4

360

13

1310

4

Chandigarh

1

100

0

0

1

100

5

Chhattisgarh

5

550

1

150

6

700

6

Delhi

5

800

2

200

7

1000

7

Goa

1

150

0

0

1

150

8

Gujarat

9

1530

13

1350

22

2880

9

Haryana

3

400

4

400

7

800

10

Himachal Pradesh

2

200

1

150

3

350

11

Jammu & Kashmir

3

400

1

100

4

500

12

Jharkhand

3

350

0

0

3

350

13

Karnataka

12

1500

35

5405

47

6905

14

Kerala

9

1250

21

2400

30

3650

15

Madhya Pradesh

6

800

7

1050

13

1850

16

Maharashtra

19

2600

26

3395

45

5995

17

Manipur

2

200

0

0

2

200

18

Meghalaya

1

50

0

0

1

50

19

Orissa

3

550

5

600

8

1150

20

Pondicherry

1

150

7

1050

8

1200

21

Punjab

3

450

7

845

10

1295

22

Rajasthan

8

1400

4

600

12

2000

23

Sikkim

0

0

1

100

1

100

24

Tamil Nadu

21

2715

24

3200

45

5915

25

Tripura

2

200

0

0

2

200

Sl. No.

State

Government

Private

Total

No. of Medical Colleges

Seats

No. of Medical Colleges

Seats

No. of Medical Colleges

Seats

26

Uttar Pradesh

14

1849

18

2250

32

4099

27

Uttarakhand

2

200

2

250

4

450

28

West Bengal

14

2050

3

400

17

2450

29

AIIMS*

7

677

0

0

7

677

30

JIPMER*

1

127

0

0

1

127

 

 

189

25624

215

28455

404#

54079^

*

# 5 private medical colleges namely KJ Mehta General Hospital & College of Medical Sciences, Amargadh, Gujarat (150 seats); Kesarsal Medical College & Research Institute, Ahmadabad (100 seats); Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Valia, Gujarat (100 seats); ACS Medical College and Hospital, Chennai (150 seats); D.D Medical College & Hospital, Tiruvallur, Chennai (150 seats) are non-functional (closed). The 650 seats of these 5 colleges are not included in this figure.

^ 46 medical colleges with intake capacity of 3920 MBBS seat are not permitted for renewal of permission for the academic year 2014-15, which are not excluded in this figure of 54079 MBBS seats showing total intake capacity in the country. Actual availability of seats for admission will be less.

 

However, there is no regulatory body for paramedical education and as such no data is available centrally.

 

This Ministry has reviewed the Medical Council of India Regulations and amendments have been made to address the geographic and rural-urban imbalance. In hilly areas and notified tribal areas, North Eastern States and Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep medical colleges can be established land in two pieces of land at a distance of not more than 10 km. Relaxation to set up a medical college in two pieces of land and to utilize an existing district hospital to be attached to a medical college has been  extended to 8 underserved states of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

 

There is a centrally sponsored scheme (CSS) for “Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals”. Under the scheme 58 districts in the underserved areas of the country have been identified.

 

The details of such districts/referral hospitals in State/UTs-wise aregiven below:

 

List of identified districts under the scheme for "Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with district/referral hospitals"

S.No.

State/UT

No. of District/Referral Hospitals

Name of the Districts

1

Assam

4

Nagaon

North Lakhimpur

KarbiAnglong at Diphu

Dubri

2

Bihar

3

Samastipur*

Saran (Chhapara)

Purnia

3

Chhattisgarh

2

Rajnandgaon

Sarguja

4

Haryana

1

Bhiwani

5

Himachal Pradesh

3

Chamba

Nahan (Sirmour)

Hamirpur

6

Jharkhand

3

Dumka

Palamu

Hazaribagh

7

Jammu & Kashmir

5

Anatnag

Doda

Baramullh

Kathua

Rajauri

8

Madhya Pradesh

7

Chindwara

Ratlam

Shivpuri

Shahdol

Vidisha

Datia

Khandwa

S.No.

State/UT

No. of District/Referral Hospitals

Name of the Districts

9

Maharashtra

1

Gondia

10

Odisha

5

Balesore

Bolangir

Koraput

Baripada (Mayurbhanj)

Puri

11

Punjab

1

SAS Nagar

12

Rajasthan

7

Bharatpur

Dungapur

Barmer

Alwar

Churu

Bhilwara

Pali

13

West Bengal

5

Birbhum (Rampur Hat)

Coochbihar

Purulia

Uttar Dinajpur (Distt. Hosp. Raiganj)

South 24 Paraganas

14

Uttar Pradesh

5

Faizabad

Bahraich

Basti

Firozabad

Shahjehanpur

15

Uttarakhand

1

Almora

16

Arunachal Pradesh

1

Papun Pare General Hosp. , Naharlagun, Itanagar

17

Meghalaya

1

West Garo Hills, Tura

18

Mizoram

1

Referral Hospital at Falkwan

19

Nagaland

1

Kohima (Naga Hospital)

20

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

1

Port Blair

 

 

58

 

 

 

 

* Subject to the availability of 200 beds

 

The scheme has the provision of fund sharing between the Central Government and States in the ratio of 90:10 for NE/Special category states and 75:25 for other states. To address the shortage of manpower in the field of Allied Health Professionals, there is Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) namely “Establishment of National Institutes of Paramedical Sciences (NIPS), Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences (RIPS) and supporting the State Govt. Medical College for conducting paramedical courses through one time grant.

 

The Health Minister stated this in a written reply in the LokSabha here today.

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MV/BK