Cabinet Approves Establishment Of 24 Medical Colleges

The Cabinet also gave approval for increase of 10,000 MBBS seats by 2020-21 and 8058 PG seats by 2020-21. NEW DELHI:  The Union Cabinet yesterday gave approval for establishment of 24 additional Government Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals by 2021-22. These additional medical colleges will come up in identified underserved areas in the country. In addition to that, the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved continuation and completion of scheme for setting up of 112 Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery Schools (ANM) and 136 General Nursing Midwifery…

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HRD ministry approves common counselling for IISERs with IITs

  NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry on Thursday allowed common counselling from next year for admission to seven Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) along with IITs and NITs. IITs/NITs introduced common counselling last year. Though IISERs were keen for common counselling from this year, the ministry said it should not be rushed. “We advised caution. It is a good idea. Common counselling has found support among students,” a highly placed source said after the day-long meeting of the standing committee of IISERs. There are 1,120 seats in…

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