Govt to upgrade district hospitals into medical colleges

 As part of its efforts to improve manpower in medical sector, government is planning to upgrade district hospitals into medical colleges.

17 new medical colleges to be built, 70 to be upgraded: Nadda
17 new medical colleges to be built, 70 to be upgraded: Nadda

As part of efforts to ensure universal health coverage, the government has approved setting up of 17 new medical colleges apart from taking up upgradation of 70 existing medical institutions, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Fill vacancies of professors in medical colleges: Bombay HC to govt

Raising concerns over the large number of vacancies of professors and associate professors in medical colleges, the Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to take up the issue on priority basis and fill up the posts immediately.

Centre to strengthen medical education: Nadda

The Centre plans to strengthen medical education in the country by upgrading 300 medical institutions, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda said on Friday.

Five new medical colleges likely to come up in J&K

The Central government is planning to set up five new medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said on Tuesday.

40% staff vacancy in 6 Gujarat government medical colleges

 Six government-run medical colleges have 40 per sent staff shortage in the major district headquarters, the Gujarat assembly was told today.

Govt committed to provide world class medical services:Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the Centre was committed to provide excellent medical services to the people of the country.

Haryana to set up panel to suggest ways for improving medical education

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said his government would constitute a high-level committee comprising renowned doctors for suggesting ways to bring about improvement in the field of medical education and research in the state.

Railway drops Mamata's medical college project

Former Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's ambitious proposal of setting up medical colleges across the country has been dropped, Lok Sabha was told on Monday.

Probe medical college admissions: Himachal court

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the Principal Secretary (Health) to hold an inquiry and fix responsibility against the erring officials who have concealed information about availability of two postgraduate seats in two medical colleges for in-service candidates.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Special report from Konkan

As Maharashtra goes to polls, we bring you special report from Konkan

SC allows medical colleges to admit students

 The Supreme Court today allowed medical college across the country, whose recognitions could not be renewed by Medical Council of India due to some deficiencies, to admit students after the institutions assured that the shortcomings will be removed.

Uttar Pradesh CM showers sops on doctors

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday showered sops on doctors raising the retirement age of faculty members of government medical colleges to 65 years and bringing pay scales of KGMU teachers here on par with SGPGIMS.

Six UP medical colleges to be super-speciality centres

Six medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be developed in a phased manner as super-speciality centres, Union Health Ministry officials said on Monday.

District hospitals to become medical colleges: Harsh Vardhan

The government has taken steps to improve manpower in health care sector including upgrading district hospitals into medical colleges, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Friday.

Distribution of medical colleges imbalanced: Harsh Vardhan

Imbalance in the growth of medical colleges and institutions in the country is affecting the delivery of health care to people, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Two more medical colleges to come up in Odisha

The Odisha government said two more medical colleges would be set up in PPP mode in tribal-dominated Rayagada and Gajapati districts.

Rajasthan sets up task force for 7 new medical colleges

The Rajasthan government has set up a separate task force to complete the land allotment process for seven new medical colleges in the state, Medical and Health Minister R S Rathor said.

Nine more medical colleges in Odisha

Odisha government is taking steps to set up nine more medical colleges in different parts of the state and to increase the number of seats in MBBS course from 150 to 250 in government-run medical colleges at Berhampur and Burla from next academic year.

10,000 more MBBS seats in India

The government Thursday approved a proposal to increase the number of MBBS seats in the country by 10,000.