Increasing of Seats for medical PG Courses

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Increasing of Seats for medical PG Courses

By PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme namely “Up-gradation of existing State Government / Central Government Medical colleges to increase PG seats”. The funding pattern is 90:10 by Central and State Governments respectively for North Eastern States and Special category States and 60:40 for other States with the upper ceiling cost pegged at Rs.1.20 crore per seat. 72 Government medical colleges in 21 States/UTs have been approved for increasing 4058 new PG seats under the Phase-I of the scheme and 5 Government medical colleges have been approved in 3 States for increasing 98 new PG seats under the Phase-II of the scheme till date. Further, under section 10A of the IMC Act, 1956 applications were received for starting / increasing of PG courses / seats for the academic session 2019-20 and a total of 2153 new PG seats have been permitted.

The Union Government has approved / announced 22 new AIIMS in the country. Six AIIMS at Patna (Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Rishikesh (Uttaranchal) are functional.

A list showing current status of newly announced AIIMS is given below:

 S.NoPhaseLocation of AIIMS to be set up under PMSSYApproved Outlay (in Rs. Cr)Approved date for completion of projectProgress *
i.Phase IPatna (Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Rishikesh (Uttaranchal)820Functional
ii.Phase IIRae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh823June, 2020Residential: 100%Hospital & Medical College: 45%
iiiPhase-IV(Budget announcement for the year 2014-15)Mangalagiri near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh1618Sep, 2020OPD Block & Residential   Complex: 70%Hospital and Academic Campus: 26%
ivKalyani in West Bengal1754Sep, 2020OPD Block & Residential   Complex: 50.5%Hospital and Academic Campus: 28%
vNagpur in Maharashtra1577Sep, 2020OPD Block & Residential   Complex: 76%Hospital and Academic Campus: 28%
viGorakhpur in UP1011April, 202035.17%
vii.Phase-V(Budget announcement for the year 2015-16Bathinda in Punjab925June, 202025.77%
viiiKamrup District in Guwahati, Assam1123May, 20210.72%
 ix.Kothipura in Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh1351 (Cabinet approved)1471.04 (Revised cost)Dec, 20211.25%
x.Thoppur in Madurai District1264Sep, 2022Pre-investment activities in progress
xi.Samba District in Jammu1661Jan, 2023Master plan under finalization.Boundary wall near completion stage.
xii.Awantipora, Pulwama in Kashmir1828Jan, 2025Masterplan under preparation. Work of Boundary wall started.
xiii.BiharState Govt. yet to identify site
xiv.Phase-VI (Budget announcement for the year 2017-18)Deoghar in Jharkhand1103May, 2021Pre-investment activities & construction of Boundary wall completed.Executing Agency for main work appointed.Master Plan finalized
xv.Khanderi, Rajkot, Gujarat1195Oct, 2022Pre-investment activities in progress
 xvi.Phase-VIIBibinagar, Telangana1028Sep, 2022Pre-investment activities in progress
xvii.Phase VIII(Budget announcement for 2019-20)Manethi, Rewari, Haryana1299Feb, 2023

*As per information received from the Executing Agencies.

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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