Assam plans to add 1,000 seats to its MBBS pool
Jorhat: Assam medical education sector is set to get a significant boost as the state's health and finance Minister Hemanta Biswa Sarma has recently confirmed that the state is planning to add 1000 more MBBS seats to the existing seat pool from this year.
The minister has also confirmed that the construction of two more medical colleges at Dipu and Lakhimpur will also take place soon.
While laying the foundation stone of a flyover on Kamarbandha Ali near Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Sharma, addressing the people stated that when he took over the position of the health minister of the state in 2006, he had the vision of transforming the health sector of the state as a step of creating a new and improved Assam. During his speech, the minister stated, " the state was contemplating for a long time to increase the amount of MBBS seats. Finally, we will increase the total number of MBBS seats in Assam by 1000 MBBS seats. The state will also start medical colleges at Dipu and Lakhimpur soon."