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Financial Assistance given to Medical Colleges in Maharashtra: Minister informs Lok Sabha


Financial Assistance given to Medical Colleges in Maharashtra: Minister informs Lok Sabha

 New Delhi: Recently, through a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, minister of state (independent charge) Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed about the Financial Assistance to Medical Colleges in the state of Maharastra .

The details of proposals approved by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for strengthening the Medical Colleges and District Hospitals in the State of Maharashtra are given below:

Centrally Sponsored Scheme for “Strengthening and upgradation of State Government Medical colleges for starting new Post Graduate (PG) disciplines and increasing PG seats”

SN Name of the Medical College Total Cost Central Share No. of  PG seats to be created Released in

2015-16

Released in

2016-17

Released in

2017-18 (till date)

1 Dr.ShankaraoChavan  Govt. Medical College Nanded 44.603 30.1059 62 0 0 13.3809
2 Govt. Medical College Akola 39.97 26.9810 54 0 0
3 Govt. Medical College  Latur 24.14 16.2920 64 0 0
4 Dr. V.M. Govt. Medical College, Solapur 26.5605 17.9282 69 0 0 7.9682
5 Govt. Medical College, Miraj 18.08 12.1840 39 0 0
6 Govt. Medical College Aurangabad 15.76 10.6380 86 0 0
7 Govt. Medical College Yavatmal 7.92 5.3460 67 0 0 2.376
8 B.J. Medical College &Sasoon General Hospital, Pune 39.84 26.8920 89 0 0 11.952
9 Govt. Medical College Dhule 47.89 32.3270 62 0 0
10 Indira Gandhi Govt.  Medical College, Nagpur 48.55 32.7700 52 0 0
11 Swami Ram Teerath Rural Medical College,  Ambajogai 32.48 21.9240 48 0 0 9.744
Total 345.7935 233.3881 692 0 0 45.4211

(Rs. in crore)

PMSSY Scheme:

Upgradation of several medical colleges in the State of Maharashtra has been undertaken and funds have been released for this purpose as stated below:

Funds Released under PMSSY Scheme (in Rs. Crore)
GMCIs 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Total
GMC, Mumbai 0 8.37 0.88 0.75 10
GMC, Nagpur 0 13 20.71 0 33.71
GMC, Aurangabad 0 2.25 16.99 43.929 63.169
GMC, Latur 0 2.23 16.63 40.15 59.01
GMC, Akola 0 7.475 7.475 0.05 15
SVNGMC, Yavatmal 0 7.436 7.436 67.12 81.992
TOTAL 0 40.761 70.121 151.999

One district namely Gondia in Maharashtra has been identified and approved under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals. Details in this regard are given below:

Funds released to Govt. of Maharashtra under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals are as below:-

(Rs. in crore)

District Approved Cost Central Share (60%) Total amount released (till date)
1 Gondia 189.00 113.40 88.00

The medical college at Gondia is already functional.


Source: government press release
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