A positive step has been taken by the Rajasthan government for aspirants who want to make their career in medical stream. Under Centrally sponsored scheme to promote medical education, the government has increased the seat intake for postgraduate courses in six medical colleges, State Health Minster Sharma said on Friday.
The state government has released a total of 960 Post Graduate medical seats in six colleges. Also, the government has sanctioned Rs 1,096 crore for the scheme, said.
“These seats have been allocated to medical colleges in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Kota, and Bikaner. The doctors who wish to pursue MD and MS courses will benefit from it,” he said.
Earlier, there were 1178 PG seats in the medical colleges of the state, said, minister. “Now, with the increase of 960 PG seats in medical colleges, the shortage of specialist doctors in far-flung areas of the state will be addressed. Along with this, the shortage of faculty in medical colleges being opened in the state will also be addressed,” he said.