Eight medical colleges to open in Telangana today

Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao
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Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao 

Highlights

  • Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will formally inaugurate the academic classes in the new constructed eight government medical colleges in eight districts
  • The first academic year of MBBS course in eight new government medical colleges in Sangareddy, Mahabubabad, Mancherial, Jagtial, Wanaparthy, Kothagudem, Nagarkurnool, and Ramagundam, will be launched together
  • The State government aims to increase the total number of government medical colleges to 33, by ensuring one medical college in every district

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will formally inaugurate the academic classes in the new constructed eight government medical colleges in eight districts on Tuesday. He will inaugurate the classes virtually from Pragathi Bhavan at 12 noon.

The first academic year of MBBS course in eight new government medical colleges in Sangareddy, Mahabubabad, Mancherial, Jagtial, Wanaparthy, Kothagudem, Nagarkurnool, and Ramagundam, will be launched together.

The medical colleges have been established at a cost of Rs 4,080 crore. The new medical colleges will add altogether 1,150 additional MBBS seats in the Telangana. After the State formation, the government increased the total number of medical colleges to 17. The State government aims to increase the total number of government medical colleges to 33, by ensuring one medical college in every district.

These colleges were established without any financial assistance from the Union government which did not sanction a single government medical colleges to the State in the last eight years. Further, the State government upgraded the adjoining district hospitals and attached them to the new medical colleges.

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