The Union Cabinet has approved nearly Rs. 15,000.- crore to boost availability of health care professions.
This includes establishing 24 new Medical Colleges.
The Cabinet has also approved increasing UG & PG seats by nearly 18,000 by the year 2021-22.
248 nursing and midwifery schools will also be set up.
It has been planned to ensure at least one medical college for every 3-5 parliamentary constituencies and at least one government medical colleges in the state.
This step will increase additional 10,000 MBBS and 8,000 PG seats in the country.