Telangana govt to set up 10 medical colleges: Health Minister
Hyderabad: The Telangana government was strongly committed to establish government medical college in each of the 10 erstwhile districts in the state. As part of it, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had recently announced two new medical colleges for Nalgonda and Suryapet districts, said Minister for Health Dr C Laxma Reddy while replying a question raised by members in the Council.
The Minister said at present, six medical colleges are being run under the government and permission is awaited for Medak medical college.After the formation of the new State, the government was successful in getting additional seats in the medical stream at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in both government and private colleges, the Minister informed in the Council.
After acquisition of land in Nalgonda and Suryapet districts, the proposals for setting up medical colleges would be sent to the Medical Council of India and the Central government for permission, he said.Reddy, said the government was also committed to develop 'Ayush' (homoeopathy) services through allocation of adequate funds.