List of Districts Where Approved for Establishment of New Medical Colleges and Hospitals



MEDICAL COLLEGES 

state:  Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to 
  • (a) whether the Government has identified certain places to set up medical colleges in the country; 
  • (b) if so, the details thereof, State/UT and location-wise; 
  • (c) the details of the norms/criteria fixed to set up medical colleges; and 
  • (d) whether the said norms are being followed and if not, the reasons therefor?
MEDICAL+COLLEGES
ANSWER 
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
 (SHRI JAGAT PRAKASH NADDA) 

(a) to (d)   A Statement is laid on the Table of the House. 

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO.100 FOR 8TH FEBRUARY, 2019 

(a) & (b) The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare administers a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for “Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals”. 82 new Medical Colleges are to be established under the scheme in two phases. The fund sharing ratio between the Central Government and States is 90:10 for NE/Special Category States and 60:40 for other States. 

Under Phase-I of the Scheme, 58 districts in 20 States/UTs have been identified and approved. Total cost of establishment of one Medical College is Rs.189 crore. Funds to the tune of Rs.7325.10 crore have been released to the State/UT Governments for the approved medical colleges under the Scheme. 22 medical colleges have become functional. Details are at Annexure-I. 

Further, under Phase-II of this Scheme, 24 new medical colleges in 8 States have been identified. The total cost of establishment of one Medical College under this Phase is Rs.250 crore. The State Governments have identified the locations on Challenge mode. Out of 24 medical colleges, 17 have been approved till date and funds to the tune of Rs.850 crore have been released to the State Governments. Details are at Annexure-II. 

(c) & (d) The norms/criteria for identification of Districts under Phase-I of the Scheme were (i) District Hospitals/referral hospitals with bed strength of 200 or more, 
  • (ii) District/Referral hospitals of the districts where there is no medical college and 
  • (iii) Preference to underserved areas. Phase-II of the scheme was launched with the objective to ensure availability of one medical college in every 3 Parliamentary Constituencies and one Government medical college in each State on Challenge mode. This criteria has been followed to identify the locations. 
The permission for establishment of new Medical Colleges is granted if the college is found compliant in the assessment conducted by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with the norms as prescribed under the Regulations namely “Establishment of Medical College Regulations, 1999” as per the provisions of section 10A of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. 
Annexure-I 
List of districts approved under Phase-I of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Establishment 
of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals
S.
No.

State/UT

Districts
1
A & N Islands
1
Port Blair
2
Arunachal Pradesh
2
Naharlagun


3


Assam
3
Dhubri
4
Nagaon
5
North Lakhimpur
6
Diphu

4

Bihar
7
Purnia
8
Saran (Chhapara)
9
Samastipur
5
Chhattisgarh
10
Rajnandgaon
11
Sarguja

6

Himachal Pradesh
12
Chamba
13
Hamirpur
14
Nahan (Sirmour)
7
Haryana
15
Bhiwani

8

Jharkhand
16
Dumka
17
Hazaribagh
18
Palamu (Daltonganj)


9


Jammu & Kashmir
19
Anantnag
20
Baramulla
21
Rajouri
22
Doda
23
Kathua



10



Madhya Pradesh
24
Datia
25
Khandwa
26
Ratlam
27
Shahdol
28
Vidisha
29
Chindwara
30
Shivpuri
11
Maharashtra
31
Gondia
12
Meghalaya
32
West Garo Hills (Tura)
13
Mizoram
33
Falkawn
14 Nagaland
34
Naga Hospital
15 Odisha
35
Balasore
36
Baripada (Mayurbhanj)
37
Bolangir
38
Koraput
39
Puri
16 Punjab
40
SAS Nagar
17 Rajasthan
41
Barmer
42
Bharatpur
43
Bhilwara
44
Churu
45
Dungarpur
46
Pali
47
Sikar
18 Uttar Pradesh
48
Basti
49
Faizabad
50
Firozabad
51
Shahjahanpur
52
Bahraich
19 Uttarakhand
53
Almora
20 West Bengal
54
Birbhum (Rampur Hat)
55
Cooch behar
56
Diamond harbour
57
Purulia
58
Raiganj, North Dinajpur
Annexure-II
List of 24 medical colleges identified under Phase-II of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals
S.No.
State
Location Selected by State Government
1
Bihar
1
Sitamarhi
2
Jhanjharpur
3
Siwan
4
Buxar
5
Jamui
2
Jharkhand
6
Koderma
7
Chaibasa (Singhbhum)
3
Madhya Pradesh
8
Satna
4
Odisha
9
Jajpur
5
Rajasthan
10
Dholpur
6
Uttar Pradesh
11
Etah
12
Hardoi
13
Pratapgarh
14
Fatehpur
15
Siddharthnagar (Domariyaganj)
16
Deoria
17
Ghazipur
18
Mirzapur
7
West Bengal
19
Barasat
20
Uluberia
21
Arambagh
22
Jhargram
23
Tamluk
8
Sikkim
24
Gangtok

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE 
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE 

LOK SABHA 
STARRED QUESTION NO.100 
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 8TH FEBRUARY, 2019 

MEDICAL COLLEGES 
100. SHRI MANSUKHBHAI DHANJIBHAI VASAVA
SHRI LAXMAN GILUWA 
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