Medical College Patiala and Faridkot will get additional 25 seats each
Punjab Government accords consent in this regard
Classes in Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Sangrur Medical Colleges will commenced soon; informed Medical Education and Research Minister
Instructs to ameliorate the functioning of Hospitals of Medical Colleges
Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) With the motive to improve health care facilities and ensure better Medical Education, the Punjab Government on Monday, has given its consent to create 25 additional seats each in Government Medical Colleges of Patiala and Faridkot.
It was disclosed by Punjab Medical Education and Research Minister Chetan Singh Jauremajra during a meeting to review the working of the department. He said that the Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, has the firm resolve to improve health and education sector, which are the core areas of concern due to which the state government has decided to create additional seats in both government medical colleges, as well as persistent efforts are underway to open Medical Colleges in every district of the state.
Meanwhile, the Cabinet Minister also instructing the authorities to commence classes in Medical Colleges of Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Sangrur from next academic year.
Directing to further ameliorate the functioning of hospitals of Medical Colleges, he ordered to ensure qualitative health care facilities so that people will not face any hardships to get these services.
Chetan Singh Jauremajra directed the authorities to provide free medicines to the patients undergoing treatment in the hospitals of the medical colleges as soon as possible.