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Centre approves new medical college in UP's Deoria

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government today gave its nod to a proposal of the government for establishment of a new medical college at

The (CCEA) chaired by approved the proposal for setting up the college by upgrading the at at a cost of Rs 250 crore under Phase-II of a centrally sponsored scheme.

Under Phase-II of the scheme for establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district or referral hospitals, the criteria for one medical in every three parliamentary constituencies and one government medical college in each state was adopted.

"Accordingly, a requirement of 24 additional medical colleges including eight medical colleges in has been approved. Out of the eight identified blocks in UP, the Block-6 consists of Ghosi,Salempur and Ballia parliamentary Constituencies.

"The of has recommended for establishment of Medical Colleges, Salempur at by up-gradation of District Hospital, Deoria," an official statement said.

The has informed that Salempur is part of district Deoria and Salempur parliamentary constituency is partly covered under Deoria district.

The District Hospital, Deoria is also suitable as it has sufficient number of beds and other facilities including availability of land as per norms for the establishment of medical college the identified Block, the statement further added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 18 2018. 18:40 IST
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