On Wednesday, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma revealed that the Nalbari Medical College has received approval from the National Medical Commission (NMC) to add 100 MBBS seats. CM Sarma praised this as a historic milestone for the state, as it has managed to establish four new medical colleges in just one year.
The establishment of four new medical colleges in one year has been deemed a historic achievement for the state by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter to express his joy and share the news of Nalbari Medical College being recognized by the National Medical Commission with approval to admit 100 MBBS students. He added that this was a historic achievement for the state as four new medical colleges have been set up in just one year. The Nagaon Medical College was the first to receive NMC’s approval for 100 MBBS seats earlier. With Nalbari Medical College’s approval, it becomes the 11th medical college in Assam and the second one to be approved by the NMC in 2023.
The approval of 100 MBBS seats for Nalbari Medical College has resulted in the total number of MBBS seats in the state reaching 1,400.
Assam’s Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, took to Twitter to share the news about Nagaon Medical College receiving a Letter of Intent from NMC for 100 MBBS seats, calling it a “shot in the arm” for their efforts to improve healthcare. The college became the 11th in the state to receive the letter and the second one this year, following Kokrajhar Medical College.