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UP to transfer five medical colleges to private sector

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 18:15

Lucknow: Five state-owned government medical
colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be transferred to the private
sector on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.

"Five medical colleges for which bids have been invited
from private parties include Jalaun, Azamgarh, Saharanpur,
Banda and Kannauj," official sources said here.

The officials said that nine private parties have
submitted Request for Qualification for three colleges.

"A maximum of six bids have been received for Kaunnauj
medical college," they said.

Private players who have submitted their bids include
DS Health (Kolkata), Pushpanjali Association (Agra), Dr
Atul Krishna (Meerut) Era Education Trust, Gold Rush and Hind
Educational Trust (Lucknow).

"No bid has been received for Azamgarh and Banda medical
colleges and paramedical college at Sefai. Therefore RFQ dates
for these institutions has been extended upto September 15,"
sources said.

The bids will now be examined by CRISIL which has been
engaged by the government as consultant after which Request
for permission will be invited, they said.


First Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 18:15

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