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3 New Medical Colleges For Gujarat

Today we will discuss about approval of 3 New Medical Colleges For Gujarat.

These new colleges will be

  • Porbandar
  • Navsari
  • , Rajpipla.

Three new medical colleges will soon be set up in above location of  western state. Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel told  here on Wednesday about  Central government approval of  the state’s proposal. The Cabinet minister for Health and Medical Education also said that the state government had recommended three new medical colleges in October 2019.These medical colleges are in in tribal dominant area.

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Rajpipla- district headquarter town of Narmada district. Navsari is in South Gujarat and Porbandar- the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi in coastal Saurashtra region of the western state. The recommendations were sent under the scheme of the center. Last year in August central Govt. have taken a decision to start 75 new medical colleges in the country in those areas where such facility is not available.

central government Scheme

Under the scheme 60 per cent of the cost for setting up such medical colleges is borne by centre.Sum of  Rs 195 crore for each would be provided by the central government as grant while the remaining 130 crore (of total 325 crore for each) would be spend by the state government.

Notably, the state government had later sent recommendations to open five more new medical colleges and attached 300 bed hospitals in

  • Godhra of Panchmahal district,
  • Veraval of Gir Somnath,
  • Jamkhambhaliya of Devbhoomi
  • Dwarka district,
  • Botad and
  • Morbi.

So far no decision has been taken in this regard.

Under the scheme it was mandatory to keep the 300 bed hospitals in the medical college premises but now it has been relaxed and the distance between the two could be up to 10 km.

Patel said that currently there were in all 5,500 medical seats in Gujarat.Here is the details of all medical colleges of Gujrat.In this list every thing is mentioned like type of college ,fee structure and distribution of seats.

This post was last modified on February 22, 2020 1:03 pm