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Annexure-I STATE/UT WISE DETAILS OF MEDICAL COLLEGES & MBBS SEATS IN THE COUNTRY FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-15(as on 15.07.14) Sl. No. Stat

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Annexure-I

STATE/UT WISE DETAILS OF MEDICAL COLLEGES & MBBS SEATS IN THE COUNTRY FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-15(as on 15.07.14)

Sl. No. State Government Private Total
No. of College Seats No. of Colleges Seats No. of Colleges Seats
1 Andhra Pradesh 17 2700 29 4200 46 6900
2 Assam 6 726 0 0 6 726
3 Bihar 9 950 4 360 13 1310
4 Chandigarh 1 100 0 0 1 100
5 Chhattisgarh 5 550 1 150 6 700
6 Delhi 5 800 2 200 7 1000
7 Goa 1 150 0 0 1 150
8 Gujarat 9 1530 13 1350 22 2880
9 Haryana 3 400 4 400 7 800
10 Himachal Pradesh 2 200 1 150 3 350
11 Jammu & Kashmir 3 400 1 100 4 500
12 Jharkhand 3 350 0 0 3 350
13 Karnataka 12 1500 35 5405 47 6905
14 Kerala 9 1250 21 2400 30 3650
15 Madhya Pradesh 6 800 7 1050 13 1850
16 Maharashtra 19 2600 26 3395 45 5995
17 Manipur 2 200 0 0 2 200
18 Meghalaya 1 50 0 0 1 50
19 Orissa 3 550 5 600 8 1150
20 Pondicherry 1 150 7 1050 8 1200
21 Punjab 3 450 7 845 10 1295
22 Rajasthan 8 1400 4 600 12 2000
23 Sikkim 0 0 1 100 1 100
24 Tamil Nadu 21 2715 24 3200 45 5915
25 Tripura 2 200 0 0 2 200
26 Uttar Pradesh 14 1849 18 2250 32 4099
27 Uttarakhand 2 200 2 250 4 450
28 West Bengal 14 2050 3 400 17 2450
29 AIIMS* 7 677 0 0 7 677
30 JIPMER* 1 127 0 0 1 127
189 25624 215 28455 404# 54079^

# 5 private medical colleges namely KJ Mehta General Hospital & College of Medical Sciences, Amargadh, Gujarat (150 seats); Kesarsal Medical College & Research Institute , Ahmadabad (100 seats); Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Valia, Gujarat (100 seats); ACS Medical College and Hospital, Chennai (150 seats); D.D Medical College & Hospital, Tiruvallur, Chennai(150 seats) are non-functional (closed). The 650 seats of these 5 colleges are not included in this figure
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^ 46 medical colleges with intake capacity of 3920 MBBS seat are not permitted for renewal of permission for the academic year 2014-15, which are not excluded in this figure of 54079 MBBS seats showing total intake capacity in the country. Actual availability of seats for admission will be less.


ANNEXURE– II 

List of identified districts under the scheme for “Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with district/referral hospitals”

S.No. State/UT No. of District/Referral Hospitals Name of the Districts
1 Assam 4 Nagaon
North Lakhimpur
Karbi Anglong at Diphu
Dubri
2 Bihar 3 Samastipur*
Saran (Chhapara)
Purnia
3 Chhattisgarh 2 Rajnandgaon
Sarguja
4 Haryana 1 Bhiwani
5 Himachal Pradesh 3 Chamba
Nahan (Sirmour)
Hamirpur
6 Jharkhand 3 Dumka
Palamu
Hazaribagh
7 Jammu & Kashmir 5 Anatnag
Doda
Baramullh
Kathua
Rajauri
8 Madhya Pradesh 7 Chindwara
Ratlam
Shivpuri
Shahdol
Vidisha
Datia
Khandwa
9 Maharashtra 1 Gondia
10 Odisha 5 Balesore
Bolangir
Koraput
Baripada (Mayurbhanj)
Puri
11 Punjab 1 SAS Nagar
12 Rajasthan 7 Bharatpur
Dungapur
Barmer
Alwar
Churu
Bhilwara
Pali
13 West Bengal 5 Birbhum (Rampur Hat)
Coochbihar
Purulia
Uttar Dinajpur (Distt. Hosp. Raiganj)
South 24 Paraganas
14 Uttar Pradesh 5 Faizabad
Bahraich
Basti
Firozabad
Shahjehanpur
15 Uttarakhand 1 Almora
16 Arunachal Pradesh 1 Papun Pare General Hosp. , Naharlagun, Itanagar
17 Meghalaya 1 West Garo Hills, Tura
18 Mizoram 1 Referral Hospital at Falkwan
19 Nagaland 1 Kohima (Naga Hospital)
20 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1 Port Blair
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* Subject to the availability of 200 beds
Source: http://164.100.47.132/Annexture_New/lsq16/2/au1260.htm

The above annexures are attached with undermentioned loksabha question/answer:-

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1260
ANSWERED ON   18.07.2014


DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL AND PARAMEDICAL COLLEGES INSTITUTES

1260 . Shri PRAHLAD SINGH PATEL, ARUN KUMAR

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether imbalance in distribution of medical and paramedical colleges/ institutes is a big impediment in providing effective healthcare to people across the country;

(b) if so, the details thereof indicating the number of medical and paramedical colleges/institutes along with the number of seats therein across the country, State/ UT-wise;

(c) the steps taken/proposed to be taken by the Government to address the geographic and rural-urban imbalance in distribution of medical and paramedical colleges/institutes in the country;

(d) whether the Government has any proposal to set up medical and paramedical colleges/institutes and Post Graduate institutions for medical education and research, particularly in the underserved areas of the country; and

(e) if so, the details thereof, State/UTwise?


ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (DR. HARSH VARDHAN)

(a) & (b) There is imbalanced growth of medical colleges/institutions and availability of medical specialist in the country affecting the delivery of healthcare to people across the country. The list of medical colleges/institutes along with number of seats therein across the country is at ANNEXURE-I.[as above] However, there is no regulatory body for paramedical education and as such no data is available centrally.
(c) This Ministry has reviewed the Medical Council of India Regulations and amendments have been made to address the geographic and rural-urban imbalance. In hilly areas and notified tribal areas, North Eastern States and Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep medical colleges can be established land in two pieces of land at a distance of not more than 10 km. Relaxation to set up a medical college in two pieces of land and to utilize an existing district hospital to be attached to a medical college has been extended to 8 underserved states of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
(d) & (e) There is a centrally sponsored scheme (CSS) for “Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals”. Under the scheme 58 districts in the underserved areas of the country have been identified.

The details of such districts/referral hospitals State/UT-wise is placed at ANNEXURE-II.[as above]

The scheme has the provision of fund sharing between the Central Government and States in the ratio of 90:10 for NE/Special category states and 75:25 for other states. To address the shortage of manpower in the field of Allied Health Professionals, there is Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) namely “Establishment of National Institutes of Paramedical Sciences (NIPS), Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences (RIPS) and supporting the State Govt. Medical College for conducting paramedical courses through one time grant.

Source: Loksabha website


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