Identified states for New Medical Colleges

By | 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/UT No. of District/Referral Hospitals Districts
1 A & N Islands 1 Port Blair
2 Arunachal Pradesh 1 Naharlagun
3 Assam 4 Diphu
Dubri
Nagaon
North Lakhimpur
4 Bihar 3 Purnia
Samastipur
Saran(Chhapara)

 

5 Chhattisgarh 2 Rajnandgaon
Sarguja
6 Haryana 1 Bhiwani

 

7 Himachal Pradesh 3 Chamba
Hamirpur
Nahan (Sirmour)
8 Jharkhand 3 Dumka
Hazaribagh
Palamu
9 Jammu & Kashmir 5 Anatnag
Baramullah
Doda
Kathua
Rajauri
10 Madhya Pradesh 7 Chindwara
Datia
Khandwa
Ratlam
Shivpuri
Shahdol
Vidisha
11 Maharashtra 1 Gondia
12 Meghalaya 1 West Garo Hills, Tura
13 Mizoram 1 Falkwan
14 Nagaland 1 Naga Hospital
15 Odisha 5 Balasore
Baripada (Mayurbhanj)
Bolangir
Koraput
Puri
16 Punjab 1 SAS Nagar
17 Rajasthan 7 Alwar
Barmer
Bharatpur
Bhilwara
Churu
Dungapur
Pali
18 West Bengal 5 Birbhum (Rampur Hat)
Cooch behar
Diamond harbour, South 24 Paraganas
Purulia
Raiganj, North Dinajpur
19 Uttar Pradesh 5 Faizabad
Bahraich
Basti
Firozabad
Shahjehanpur
20 Uttarakhand 1 Almora
Total 58

 

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

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