NEET PG: Over 5800 PG seats added in Govt. Medical Colleges in 2017

PG_Medical-SeatsOver 5800 post graduate medical seats have been added to different medical and dental colleges in the country in the year 2017,  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed Parliament on December 19, 2017.

In a written reply to the question asked on doctor-patient ratio in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, also detailed about the addition of NEET PG and NEET UG medical seats in government medical colleges brought about in the past few years.

“To increase the availability of faculty and specialist doctors in the country, one time increase in PG seats was permitted this year after the revision of teacher student ratio. In all, over 5800 PG seats have been added this year,” the minister said. He further stated that the government’s emphasis is on increasing doctor-population ratio in the country and to bring it at par with WHO standards.

Doctor-Population Ratio implies the number of doctors available for every 1000 people. As per the ministry, at present, there are a total of about 10.4 lakhs registered doctors in India and around 8.33 lakhs are actively available for service (assuming 80% availability). It is government’s aim to increase current doctor-population ratio from 0.63:1000 to 1:1000, which is also a WHO prescribed norm, Choubey said.

Government is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme which seeks to establish new medical colleges in 58 under-served districts of India. The reply mentioned that in the last three years 13,004 new MBBS seats have been added and at present, there is an intake capacity of a total of 67,352 MBBS students across 479 medical colleges in India.

The minister told that the efforts to increase UG and PG medical seats are taken in a systemic manner and are being supplemented by ensuring Minimum Standard Requirements (MSRs) which includes taking care of land requirements, faculty, staff, bed/bed strength and other infrastructure pertinent for setting up of new medical colleges.

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