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Punjab to come up with 4 new medical colleges

Chandigarh: The Punjab administration has announced that 4 new medical institutions will be opened at various places throughout the state, which is fantastic news for the state’s medical aspirants. These four new medical schools will open in Malerkotla, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur, and Mastuana Sahib (Sangrur). On March 3, the first day of the budget formulation phase, Governor Banwarilal Purohit gave the address.


Purohit spoke about a number of measures for various industries, as well as the advancement of clinical school and the state’s health sector. The four medical colleges, according to him, would be founded soon. The Center would also help improve the institutions in Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala, and will set up the college in Malerkotla under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram.


Moreover, a clinical college with 100 MBBS seats would be created at Mastuana Sahib. In reality, there has been a significant increase in the amount of clinical seats at the Public Medical Colleges in Amritsar and Patiala, going from 150 to 200. Based on a media source in The Tribune, Purohit stated that 504 Aam Aadmi Clinics had been established to offer quality medical care to the general public and that Punjab had 99.24% institutional deliveries according to statistics from the Health Management Information System.