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8 New government medical colleges start classes in Telangana!!

CM KCR launches classes in 8 new government medical colleges at the same time in Telangana.
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Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao started classes for 8 new government medical colleges, virtually from Pragati Bhavan at 12 noon. With this, the first academic year of MBBS will start in 8 new government medical colleges in Sangareddy, Mahabubabad, Manchiryala, Jagityala, Vanaparthi, Kothagudem, Nagar Kurnool and Ramagundam towns.

The biggest step towards realization of CM KCR's dream of establishing a medical college in the district is going to happen. An additional 1,150 MBBS seats will become available with these 8 colleges. As CM K Chandrasekhar Rao earlier said one medical college for one district, four medical colleges were started in the first phase -  in Mahbubnagar, Siddipet, Nalgonda and Suryapet. In the second phase, colleges were established in Sangareddy, Mahabubabad, Manchiryala, Jagityala, Vanaparthi, Kothagudem (Bhadradri Kothagudem), Nagarkurnool and Ramagundam (Manchiryala).

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12 new colleges were formed in eight years under the rule of CM KCR. The government is going to set up 9 medical colleges next year and 8 more the year after that. With this, the dream of a medical college in each district will come true. MBBS seats increased from 850 in 2014 to 2,790 with the establishment of new medical colleges. PG seats have increased from 531 to 1,122. The super specialty seats have also doubled to 152 from 76. 

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CM KCR said "We have established 12 new colleges in eight years. 33 districts will have colleges with one medical college per district. Then 10 thousand MBBS seats will be available in the state. Our students will not need to go to countries like Russia, China, Ukraine for medical education. There are enough seats to study in the state itself."

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T Harish Rao, Minister of Health said "It is probably the first time in the history of the country that classes have started simultaneously in 8 government medical colleges in one state and 1,150 MBBS seats have been made available to students. Special thanks to Chief Minister KCR on behalf of all the people of the state. Special congratulations to the Health Secretary, DME, principals and other officials of the respective colleges who worked hard for the construction of these 8 colleges."

Published date : 15 Nov 2022 12:08PM

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