News Desk, Amar Ujala, Lucknow
Published by: Pankaj Srivastava
Updated Mon, 01 Nov 2021 08:57 PM IST
Now the shortage of specialist doctors in hospitals will be overcome and about three thousand beds have also been increased in medical colleges.
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After the year 2017, there has been an increase of 4592 MBBS and PG seats in government and private medical colleges, while 100-100 students have been admitted to MBBS in AIIMS Rae Bareli and Gorakhpur. Before the year 2017, there were 1840 MBBS seats in government medical colleges, which has now increased to 3828. Similarly, MBBS seats in private medical colleges have increased from 2550 to 4150. Similarly, till the year 2017 there were 741 PG seats which has now increased to 1027. PG seats in private medical colleges have also increased from 603 to 1064. DM and MCH seats in super specialty increased from 120 to 177.
More than 6165 people got employment
About 6165 people have got employment due to the opening of nine medical colleges in the state. In this 459 faculty, 216 senior residents, 402 junior residents have been posted. 460 para medical staff and 225 nursing staff have been deployed in each medical college. Many people have got direct and indirect employment from the new medical colleges. Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary, Medical Education, said that more than 90 percent of the faculty have been kept in the nine new medical colleges. Along with this, 100 percent resident doctors have been appointed.
Increasing number of medical colleges
Before 2017, there were 17 government medical colleges in the state, whose number has increased to 33. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate nine new medical colleges on October 25. Similarly, in the year 2022-23, 14 new medical colleges will also be started. Construction is underway in Amethi, Auraiya, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Chandauli, Gonda, Kanpur Dehat, Kaushambi, Kushinagar, Lakhimpur Kheri, Lalitpur, Pilibhit, Sonbhadra and Sultanpur. Applications have been sought till November 5 to open medical colleges on PPP model in 16 remaining districts.