Haryana to get 3 more medical colleges

New institutes to be set up in Yamunanagar, Sirsa, Kaithal districts

Haryana to get 3 more medical colleges

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 13

In keeping with his announcement to set up a medical college in every district of Haryana, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the setting up of three new medical colleges in the state, besides starting DM (cardiology) course at Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak.

An official spokesman said the new medical colleges would come up in Sirsa, Kaithal and Yamunanagar districts. Each of these colleges would have 150 seats initially and the number would be raised to 300 or 500 seats subsequently.

One of the medical colleges would be set up on Haryana Agricultural University’s land in Sirsa, while another one would come up at Sarpankheri village in Kaithal district. The third college would be set up on panchayat land in Yamunanagar district.

Eleven medical colleges are already functional in the state. Of these, five are government, five private and one is an aided medical college.

The spokesman said the DM (cardiology) course at Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, would run under the Medical Council of India.

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