Jaipur: Rajasthan Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf said that five new medical colleges would soon be started in the state.
The five new medical colleges, in Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Churu, Dungarpur and Pali, would begin from the next session, he said, highlighting the achievements of his government at the press club.
The minister said the five new medical colleges, among the eight proposed ones in Rajasthan, was “historic” for the state.
The minister also touted the developmental initiatives taken by him in his Malviya Nagar Assembly constituency in Jaipur, saying the works done by him in the constituency was “equal to the works done over the past many years”.
The minister refused to comment on the issue of delay in the appointment of new state BJP president and on his alleged dispute with a local party councillor.
The appointment of the new state president of the party is awaited after Ashok Parnami resigned as the party’s Rajasthan unit chief citing personal preoccupation on April 17.