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.No||Phase||Location of AIIMS to be set up under PMSSY||Approved Outlay (in Rs. Cr)||Approved date for completion of project||Progress *|
|i.||Phase I||Patna (Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Rishikesh (Uttaranchal)||820||Functional|
|ii.||Phase II||Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh||823||June, 2020||Residential: 100%Hospital & Medical College: 45%|
|iii||Phase-IV(Budget announcement for the year 2014-15)||Mangalagiri near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh||1618||Sep, 2020||OPD Block & Residential Complex: 70%Hospital and Academic Campus: 26%|
|iv||Kalyani in West Bengal||1754||Sep, 2020||OPD Block & Residential Complex: 50.5%Hospital and Academic Campus: 28%|
|v||Nagpur in Maharashtra||1577||Sep, 2020||OPD Block & Residential Complex: 76%Hospital and Academic Campus: 28%|
|vi||Gorakhpur in UP||1011||April, 2020||35.17%|
|vii.||Phase-V(Budget announcement for the year 2015-16||Bathinda in Punjab||925||June, 2020||25.77%|
|viii||Kamrup District in Guwahati, Assam||1123||May, 2021||0.72%|
|ix.||Kothipura in Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh||1351 (Cabinet approved)1471.04 (Revised cost)||Dec, 2021||1.25%|
|x.||Thoppur in Madurai District||1264||Sep, 2022||Pre-investment activities in progress|
|xi.||Samba District in Jammu||1661||Jan, 2023||Master plan under finalization.Boundary wall near completion stage.|
|xii.||Awantipora, Pulwama in Kashmir||1828||Jan, 2025||Masterplan under preparation. Work of Boundary wall started.|
|xiii.||Bihar||–||–||State Govt. yet to identify site|
|xiv.||Phase-VI (Budget announcement for the year 2017-18)||Deoghar in Jharkhand||1103||May, 2021||Pre-investment activities & construction of Boundary wall completed.Executing Agency for main work appointed.Master Plan finalized|
|xv.||Khanderi, Rajkot, Gujarat||1195||Oct, 2022||Pre-investment activities in progress|
|xvi.||Phase-VII||Bibinagar, Telangana||1028||Sep, 2022||Pre-investment activities in progress|
|xvii.||Phase VIII(Budget announcement for 2019-20)||Manethi, Rewari, Haryana||1299||Feb, 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.