Punjab increases MBBS seats two medical colleges

Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government on Monday gave consent to create 25 additional seats each in Government Medical Colleges of Patiala and Faridkot, state Medical Education and Research Minister Chetan Singh Jauremajra said here.
 
Punjab increases MBBS seats two medical colleges

Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government on Monday gave consent to create 25 additional seats each in Government Medical Colleges of Patiala and Faridkot, state Medical Education and Research Minister Chetan Singh Jauremajra said here.

He said the government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has the firm resolve to improve health and education sector, the core areas of concern due to which the government has decided to create additional seats in both medical colleges.

Efforts are underway to open a medical college in every district.

The authorities were directed to commence classes in Medical Colleges of Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Sangrur from next year.

Free medicines should be provided to patients in the hospitals of the medical colleges as early as possible, he added.

--IANS

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