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Centre has given a nod to 157 new medical colleges

 

  • Centre has given a nod to 157 new medical colleges in the country since 2014 and has invested a total of over 17,691 crore rupees on these projects. 
  • Union Health Ministry said, on completion of these medical colleges, nearly 16,000 undergraduate medical seats will be added. 
  • Of these, 6,500 seats have already been created with the functioning of 64 new Medical Colleges.
  • It said, preference is given to underserved, backward and aspirational districts.