Gujarat: Godhra Medical College gets Centre's approval, 100 MBBS seats to be added
Gujarat: Bringing good news for MBBS aspirants in the state, Godhra Medical College has recently secured a nod for its construction from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.
The Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patil confirmed that the Central government has reserved Rs 325 crores for the construction of the new medical college and the up-gradation of the district hospital in Godhra.
This is going to be the 33rd medical college and it will increase the number of seats for medical students to 6000 in the state. 100 MBBS aspirants will be allotted seats at this institute from this year on.
Talking about the budget, Mr. Patil informed that of the total 325 crores, 60% of the total expenditure will be paid by the central government while the rest will be arranged by the state.
"This year, 100 more medical students will get an opportunity to enroll in MBBS program in this new college," Mr. Patel told The Indian Express. He also informed that the institution will start accepting students following the current year.