Medical Council of India sanctions 300 more medical seats along with new medical colleges
July 8, 2014 - Hyderabad
The total number of medical seats in this year had gone to 800 with the Medical Council of India (MCS) sanctioned 300 more seats to the State taking the total of 500 seats in Government and 300 seats in private colleges.
Medical Council gives nod for three medical colleges:
The MCI have given nod for three medical colleges in the State - two in Government and one in Private. The new colleges are Sri Padmavati Medical College for Women with 150 seats, Nellore Government Medical College with 150 seats and Sri Viswabharati Medical College with 150 at Kurnool. With this, the present strength of Narayana Medical College at Nellore had gone to 250 and GSL College at Rajahmundry had gone to 200.
100 medical seats revived:
The Medical Council of India has revived the recently cancelled 100 seats at RIMS art Kurnool along with 50 seats already permitted at Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati and Rangaraya Medical College at Kakinada.
Minister for Health, Kamineni Srinivasa Rao speaking to media expressed happiness over allotment of additional seats and revival of 200 seats. He said that Sri Padmavati Medical College for Women at Tirupati is the second biggest medical college in the country established for women. He said that all this was possible only with the efforts of the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and the Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu.ed as District Collector, Chitoor.