Rajasthan to Have 7 New Medical College

July 10, 2014

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Government has initiated action on its proposal of setting up 7 new Medical Colleges in the state, by creating a separate task force which is set out to complete the land allotment process to begin the construction work, as informed by Medical and Health Minister R.S. Rathor.

It has been estimated that after the land allotment, the building construction work will get wrapped up in the next two years, as told by the ministers to the district collectors.

The region where Medical colleges are planned to be built are -- Dungarpur, Barmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Churu, Pali, and Bharatpur districts, as per the official release. The district collectors will head the task force of construction work for each region.

Each new Medical college will be built in the vicinity of 10 Km of an existing government hospital in these areas, and each college will receive minimum of 20 acres of land, according to the release.

Education Minister Kalicharan Saraf on Tuesday also provided assurance to the teachers' association that no single post of lecturer in schools would be abolished in the state.

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