MCI clears medical college at Mahabubnagar

The Telangana State will be getting an additional 150 medical seats in the coming academic year itself with the Medical Council of India (MCI) granting permission to start the new Government Medical College and Teaching Hospital at Mahabubnagar.

According to the information given by Health Minister K. Laxma Reddy’s office here on Wednesday night, it would be the sixth medical college by the Government in the State and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao would be soon laying the foundation stone for the college.

Terming it the State Formation Day to people of Telangana, Mr. Reddy said it was possible only because of the untiring efforts made by the Chief Minister with the Central Government and the MCI to get the requisite permissions.

With this the total number of seats would increase to 1000 from the current 850 seats.

Government medical colleges are currently at Hyderabad – Gandhi and Osmania, Warangal’s Kakatiya, Adilabad and Nizamabad.

The new college coming up in the backward district of Mahabubnagar would give a fillip to medicare to people of the district as a super speciality hospital too would be coming up, the Minister said.

A few hundred jobs too would be generated in the medical, para-medical and other related fields on the account of the new medical college, he said.

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