600 more MBBS seats in AIIMS-like institutes

Six Institutions Built At 847 Cr Cost To Be Completed By August.
New Delhi: Come 2012 academic session and the medical colleges of the six AIIMS-like institutions will be open to undergraduate medical education (MBBS). The construction of the six medical colleges — each with 100 MBBS seats — will be completed in August.

However, the super-speciality hospitals, which are being built along with the colleges will be completed by 2012. They will be functional from the next year. In total, each AIIMS-like institution has been built at nearly Rs 847 crore, up from Rs 332 crore that was originally estimated. Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Wednesday: "The medical colleges in the six AIIMS-like institutions will start operating from the next year. The super-speciality hospitals will follow."

He added: "More than $2.5 billion will be spent in the next 2-3 years to establish six stateof-art tertiary care institutions modelled on the lines of our premier institute All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the under-developed and under-served regions of the country."

Around 94 eminent scientists, doctors and academicians have applied for the posts of directors in these six institutes. A health ministry's search-and-selection panel is finalizing the names of six directors from these aspirants’ list.

The colleges are located at Patna, Raipur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur and Rishikesh under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).

"Constructing the medical colleges took 15-18 months. Civil work will end by August-September. There will be 600 additional MBBS seats. The hospitals will be ready next year. Each will have 960 beds, including 500 beds for the medical college hospital, 300 beds for speciality/super speciality and 100 beds for ICU/accident trauma," an official said.

In the second phase of PMSSY, the government has also approved setting up of two more such institutions.

Union health secretary K Chandramouli told TOI that “the present schedule is to admit MBBS students from 2012. The hospital will be ready a year later.”
methotrexat eksem enyfodtkob.site methotrexat cipla
More News
CBSE Board Exam 2019: Class 10 Sanskrit Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme
CBSE Board Exams for class 10 will begin in the latter half of February. The board will begin the examinations with Vocational subjects first. The board exams will be wrapped up earlier in 2019 and consequently the board exam result will also be anno...
IIM Calcutta Honours Alumni Achievers At 58th Foundation Day
IIM Calcutta, one of the premier B-Schools in India and the first IIM to be set up in 1961, today celebrated its 58th Foundation Day at the institute's campus in Joka, Kolkata. The event was well attended by students, faculty and was a fitting tribut...
IGNOU B.Ed. Admission 2019: Online Registration Closes Soon, Apply Now
IGNOU or Indira Gandhi National Open University will be closing the online application process for admission to B.Ed. programme soon. The Bachelor of Education or B.Ed online application process for admission to the course offered through an entrance...
AIIMS MBBS 2019: Two Stage Registration Process To Begin Soon, Check Details Here
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has proposed to Initiate Online Registration of applicants well in advance this year for AIIMS MBBS entrance examination. As it has been found from the past experiences, a majority of applica...
CBSE Board Exam 2019: Class 10 English Communicative Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme
CBSE will conduct board exams for class 10 students in February and March 2019. With the board exams only a couple months away, students have begun to prepare for the D-day. It is imperative to look at the marking scheme and exam pattern to better st...
CBSE Class 10 Science Sample Question Paper, Marking Scheme; Check Here
CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education has recently uploaded the Class 10 sample question papers and marking scheme for the annual examinations scheduled to be held in March next year on the official website of the Board. There is an ...
AIIMS PG Admit Card 2019 Released @ Aiimsexams.org, Here's How to download
Admit Card for AIIMS PG January 2019 Session has been uploaded on the official exam website of AIIMS. The candidates may download their AIIMS PG admit card after logging into the official website, aiimsexams.org. To download the admit from ...
NEET MDS 2019 Application Process Ends Tomorrow
The last date to apply for NEET MDS 2019 exam is November 6, 2018. NEET MDS is conducted for admission to MDS programme. It is a single-window entrance examination for admission to MDS programme and no other entrance exam will be ...
NEET UG 2019 Exam Pattern Explained
Ever since the news of NEET being conducted by a new body spread, students have been wary about any change in the exam pattern. Now that the application process has started and the official information brochure for NEET UG 2019 is available...
NEET PG 2019: Registration Today 6.00 pm Onwards
Online application form for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Post Graduate exam will begin today. NEET PG 2019 will be held on January 6 for admission to MD/ MS/ Postgraduate Diploma courses. The exam will be conducted by National Board ...