Delhi govt to set up medical colleges, admission process to begin from 2025

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Updated on May 7, 2022 11:05 IST

The Delhi health department also announced that a 600-bed maternal and child care hospital which will have state-of-the-art facilities will be built on the campus of the Indira Gandhi Hospital in Dwarka Sector 9 to make sure proper infant care is provided.

Delhi govt to set up medical colleges, admission process to begin from 2025

Delhi govt to set up medical colleges, admission process to begin from 2025

Delhi government has announced that it will develop a world-class medical college in Dwarka. The aim is to boost the healthcare workforce. The admission process for the medical college will begin in 2025. The Delhi health department also announced that a 600-bed maternal and child care hospital which will have state-of-the-art facilities will be built on the campus of the Indira Gandhi Hospital in Dwarka Sector 9 to make sure proper infant care is provided. 

While speaking about the same, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the Arvind Kejriwal government is working hard to ensure better facilities are provided to citizens and reinforce the public health infrastructure. 

"The number of beds in government hospitals will be increased rapidly during the next few years. We are also working to expand the capacity of various hospitals. The Kejriwal government is committed to its goal and is dedicated to serving the people, which is why affordable and quality healthcare is being provided to the people of Delhi," he said, as per the statement released by Health Department. 

"The Delhi government has decided to set up a medical college with the Indira Gandhi Hospital. The campus will be built in Sector 17, and it will boost the city's healthcare infrastructure along with helping Delhi to emerge as a leader in the field of medical education," the release stated.

Dr B L Chaudhary, director of the hospital, said, "The country needs good doctors and keeping this in mind, it was decided to open a medical school based on modern technology and health services in Dwarka Sector-17. This will benefit meritorious students and society as a whole. Meritorious students who cannot afford the fees of private medical colleges will be able to make their dreams come true in the medical field by getting a chance to secure a seat in this government medical college."

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