New Delhi: Odisha’s SCB Medical College in Cuttack is one among the 13 government medical colleges (GMCs) to be up-graded by the Centre.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has earlied accorded approval for the upgradation under Phase-IV of PradhanMantriSwasthyaSurakshaYojana (PMSSY).
The cost approved for each GMC is Rs. 200 crore with Central share of Rs. 120 crore and State share of Rs. 80 crore. The Ministry, while finalizing the up-gradation projects, gives priority to the States generally considered “backward” with respect to the broad socio-economic indicators. As upgradation projects are jointly funded, commitment of the State Government in terms of providing state share of funds, encumbrance free land, water & power supply and statutory clearances is also essential.
List of Government Medical Colleges approved under Phase-IV of PMSSY
|S.No.||State||Sl. No. of College||Government Medical Colleges/Institutes|
|1||Bihar||1||Patna Medical College and Hospital, Patna|
|2||Government Medical College, Bhagalpur|
|3||Government Medical College, Gaya|
|2||Chhattisgarh||4||Government Medical College, Bilaspur|
|5||Government Medical College, Jagdalpur|
|3||Delhi||6||University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS)-Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital|
|4||Gujarat||7||Government Medical College, Surat|
|8||Government Medical College, Bhavnagar|
|5||Madhya Pradesh||9||Government Medical College, Indore|
|6||Odisha||10||Government Medical College, Cuttack|
|7||Rajasthan||11||Government Medical College, Jaipur|
|8||Uttar Pradesh||12||Government Medical College, Agra|
|13||Government Medical College, Kanpur|
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.