Tag: Medical Colleges

States asked to speed fund utilisation for new medical colleges
States asked to speed fund utilisation for new medical colleges

A total of 157 new medical colleges have been sanctioned under this scheme since 2014, in three phases so far. The states/UTs that participated in the review meeting were A&N Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, J&K, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, and Punjab.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Odisha CM Urges PM Modi To Prevent Disruption In Studies Of Ukraine-Returned Students
Odisha CM Urges PM Modi To Prevent Disruption In Studies Of Ukraine-Returned Students

Patnaik expressed concerns over the future of the students recently evacuated back to home in the wake of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine which has caused immense devastation and forced the shutdown of all institutions in the war-torn country. 

  • Sunday, 06 March 2022
Only 70 Medical Colleges Functional In India's Backward Areas
Only 70 Medical Colleges Functional In India's Backward Areas: Mandaviya

The Central government has approved establishment of 157 new medical colleges in three phases, out of these, 70 medical colleges have become functional till date

  • Friday, 10 December 2021
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BJD MP Baijayant Panda seeks more medical colleges for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda during the question hour of Lok Sabha yesterday sought more number of medical colleges for Odisha to fill up doctor vacancies. Maintaining that shortage of doctors is a manmade problem, Baijayant said that the Medical Council of India (MCI) is responsible for the situation which is resulting in corrupt […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Attention NEET aspirants, Centre adds over 5,800 PG seats in medical colleges

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In a bid to increase the number of doctors in country for providing better healthcare facilities to the growing population, over 5,800 post-graduate seats have been added this year in medical colleges across the country. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Health and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Medical admissions: Dispelling NEET-State counselling dilemma

Bhubaneswar: With registrations for counselling of candidates who successfully cleared National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 meant for admissions into various medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS degrees already underway; Odisha is ready with the tentative dates for its own counselling for admissions into colleges in the State. Students are caught in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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NEET counselling underway; results on July 15

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: The round one registration for counselling of candidates who successfully cleared National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 meant for admissions into various medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS degrees began today. For registration, candidates can log into the website of the Medical Counselling Committee which is conducting the counselling. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Medical Counselling (2)
Odisha govt to conduct counselling in 85% seats of pvt medical colleges

Bhubaneswar:  A move which is believed to bring more transparency and curb arbitrary practices pertaining to a host of aspects in medical college admissions, the Odisha government has decided to conduct counselling of 85% seats in private medical colleges. The Health department has notified the Skill Development and Technical Education department about the decision which […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Medical Counselling
No clarity over common MBBS, BDS counselling in deemed varsities in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Uncertainty looms over Centre’s mandatory common counselling for MBBS, BDS courses as the Odisha government is yet to clarify the modalities on how the directive will be implemented for deemed universities. The Central government has already sent a letter making it mandatory to have common counselling for admission to Under Graduate and Post Graduate […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha govt to regulate counselling for admissions into all medical colleges

Bhubaneswar:  In a bid to regulate and streamline admissions into post graduate (PG) streams especially by private and deemed universities, the state government has decided to take over the counselling for filing up the seats in such institutions from the current academic session. “The counselling was earlier done for both private and government medical colleges. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odisha aims to complete Gurupriya Bridge by June

Bhubaneswar: Construction of the Gurupriya Bridge in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri district is 67% complete till now and work on the bridge is targeted to be completed by June this year, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said today. Padhi who was chairing a review meeting of the Works department also took […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Cabinet nods plan to set up 20 AIIMS across country

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a plan to set up 20 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) across the country, six of which have already been established, and to upgrade 73 medical colleges. The decisions are part of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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24 new medical colleges to be set up across India

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved establishment of 58 new Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals across the country, an official statement said. Of this, eight medical colleges have already started functioning in last three years, while the remaining 50 would be made functional by 2019-20. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
SC bans all anti-NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday banned all anti-NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) protests in Tamil Nadu and directed the state government to ensure that no agitation takes place against the common entrance tests for admission to medical colleges. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

Chennai: Political parties and student organisations in Tamil Nadu held protests and shouted slogans against the state and central governments on Saturday following the suicide of 17-year-old Dalit student S. Anitha, who had spearheaded the fight against the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges. In the state capital here, Dalit party VCK and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021