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5 new medical colleges to start by July-end in UP, 1000 MBBS seats to be added

5 new medical colleges to start by July-end in UP, 1000 MBBS seats to be added

Uttar Pradesh: Five new medical colleges will be opened by the end of this month in Uttar Pradesh, Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon said Wednesday. He said 1,000 MBBS seats will also be increased in the state this year from the present 1,990.

“New medical colleges will be opened in Shahjahanpur, Ayodhya, Basti, Ferozabad and Bahraich districts,” Tandon told reporters during his visit to Vrindaban.

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After coming to power, the Yogi Adityanath government had announced setting up of 13 medical colleges in the state, of which eight has already started to function and five will be opened this month.

“Since Independence, there were only 13 medical colleges in the state but the BJP government has opened 13 more in the last two years under the steward leadership of Yogi Adityanath,” he added. Sharing details of the increase in the number of seats, Tandon said while the five new medical colleges have been allotted 100 seats each, the Government Institute of Medical Sciences in Greater Noida and Badayun Medical College have also been allotted 100 seats each.

Further, 300 seats more seats have been allotted in the medical colleges for the Economically Weaker Sections or EWS category.

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Medical dialogues Team had earlier reported about the upgradation of 5 district hospitals into medical colleges. To accelerate the hiring process of medical teachers in five of the newly established medical colleges in the state, the Uttar Pradesh medical Education department had decided to constitute societies to conduct recruitment test. The move came towards the decentralisation of the hiring process and aims to quicken the process of hiring at their medical colleges.

Following the decision, the recruitment of medical teachers in Bahraich, Basti, Faizabad, Shahjhanpur and Firozabad Medical Colleges was started through societies following the state cabinet’s approval.

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Source: PTI
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    babul Majumder August 4, 2019, 9:55 am

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