‘With Rs 1,500 cr investment, Punjab to get 4 new med colleges’

4 new authorities medical schools can be up at a value of Rs 1500 crore throughout Punjab, state Medical Schooling and Analysis Minister OP Soni stated on Wednesday, whereas laying the inspiration stone of the boundary wall of Dr BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences at SAS Nagar .

The 4 medical schools can be inbuilt Mohali, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Malerkotla, Soni stated, earlier than including that there could be no dearth of medical doctors in Punjab very quickly, as about 500 further medical doctors would go out yearly from these upcoming authorities medical schools.

“The land had been made obtainable for all the universities. The medical school in Mohali is predicted to be the primary one to grow to be operational as there’s already a 300-bed hospital working there and we simply want to increase it. Round 80 per cent of the school have already been recruited for the Mohali medical school and course of is on for recruitment of paramedics and different supporting employees,” he stated.

Soni additional acknowledged, “We have now utilized for NMC inspection of the Mohali facility and are hoping to begin the primary batch by this 12 months itself.”

Moreover this, a 200 mattress new hospital block may even be housed in a state of artwork multi-storey constructing, with devoted wards for ortho, paeds, ENT, derma, surgical procedure and a devoted blood financial institution, in addition to seven operation theatres.

The Well being Minister additional stated that consultants had been permitted for Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala medical schools as nicely, and designs are being reviewed. As soon as the constructing designs are finalised, tenders can be floated for them.

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