Identified states for New Medical Colleges

By | March 8, 2016
(Last Updated On: March 8, 2016)

New Medical Colleges

This Ministry administers a Centrally Sponsored Scheme namely, “Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals”. Under the Scheme, 58 District/referral hospitals in 20 States/UTs are to be upgraded. A list of these 58 identified districts is placed in the table given below.

Districts covered are those which did not have a Medical College. The total cost of establishment of one Medical College under the scheme is Rs.189 crore. The fund sharing between the Central Government and State Government is in the ratio of 60:40 and 90:10 for NE/special category States.

Up-gradation of existing infrastructure is covered under the Scheme.  The Scheme is being implemented by the respective State Governments. One district namely Gondia in Maharashtra has been identified for establishment of new medical college.

List of identified States/districts under the scheme for “Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with district/referral hospitals”

S.N.State/UTNo. of District/Referral HospitalsDistricts
1A & N Islands1Port Blair
2Arunachal Pradesh1Naharlagun
3Assam4Diphu
Dubri
Nagaon
North Lakhimpur
4Bihar3Purnia
Samastipur
Saran(Chhapara)

 

5Chhattisgarh2Rajnandgaon
Sarguja
6Haryana1Bhiwani

 

7Himachal Pradesh3Chamba
Hamirpur
Nahan (Sirmour)
8Jharkhand3Dumka
Hazaribagh
Palamu
9Jammu & Kashmir5Anatnag
Baramullah
Doda
Kathua
Rajauri
10Madhya Pradesh7Chindwara
Datia
Khandwa
Ratlam
Shivpuri
Shahdol
Vidisha
11Maharashtra1Gondia
12Meghalaya1West Garo Hills, Tura
13Mizoram1Falkwan
14Nagaland1Naga Hospital
15Odisha5Balasore
Baripada (Mayurbhanj)
Bolangir
Koraput
Puri
16Punjab1SAS Nagar
17Rajasthan7Alwar
Barmer
Bharatpur
Bhilwara
Churu
Dungapur
Pali
18West Bengal5Birbhum (Rampur Hat)
Cooch behar
Diamond harbour, South 24 Paraganas
Purulia
Raiganj, North Dinajpur
19Uttar Pradesh5Faizabad
Bahraich
Basti
Firozabad
Shahjehanpur
20Uttarakhand1Almora
Total58

 

The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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