The Union Health Ministry has received 6 appeals from the 40 medical colleges that were de-recognized, despite the National Medical Commission (NMC) reducing seats at 9 medical colleges for failing to follow regulations.
With the establishment of 50 new medical schools in FY 2023–24, India will have over one lakh seats for medical undergraduate programmes spread over 702 medical institutions.
The creation of 20 government-run and 30 privately-run medical institutions in 14 states and one union territory has resulted in an increase of 8,195 undergraduate medical seats for the current fiscal year.
These are the 50 brand-new medical schools:
The Union Health Ministry has received six appeals from the 40 medical colleges that were denied recognition, despite the National Medical Commission (NMC) reducing the number of seats at 9 medical colleges for failing to follow the law.
To address a backlog of 1.25 crore cataract patients whose procedures had been postponed owing to the pandemic, 83.44 lakh of these surgeries were performed across India between January 2023 and the present under a special mission with a target of 75 lakh cataract operations.
14 fixed dosage combinations (FDCs) of medications were reportedly prohibited last week for violating regulations, according to government officials, who also said that 82 dead corpses of Balasore victims were remained unclaimed by family members.