Chandigarh/ February 10- Haryana Health Minister Mr. Anil Vij said that medical colleges will be opened in 3 districts across the state i.e. Yamunanagar, Kaithal, and Sirsa, which will cost about 1000 crore. He said that including these new medical colleges, the number of medical colleges that have been opened during the tenure of the BJP government will increase to 13.
The construction work of the medical colleges will be initiated soon. He said that the approval has been given by the Central and State governments regarding the same. He informed that more than Rs 325 crore will be spent on each of these medical colleges, in collaboration with the Central Government. He said that the State Government has been making efforts to activate the working of these medical colleges by 2023. He said that these colleges will be constructed on 20 acres of land and with the arrangement of around 200 beds in each college. He said that this step will enable more and more doctors to be available across the state and people will get excellent medical facilities.
The Health Minister informed that the construction work of the Government Medical Colleges which was approved by his government during their last tenure is under process and these four government colleges include Government Medical College and Hospital, Koriyawas, Mahendragarh, Government Medical Colleges and Hospital in Jind, Government Medical College and Hospital in Gurugram by Shree Sheetla Mata Devi Shrine Board and Government Medical College in Bhiwani.
Mr. Vij said that his government has started 6 other medical colleges during last 5 years which includes ESIC Medical College & Hospital in Faridabad, Al-Falah School of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Faridabad, World College of Medical Sciences Research and Hospital Jhajjar, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College in Karnal, Adesh Medical College and Hospital in Kurukshetra and NC Medical College & Hospital in Israna in Panipat