PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the quantity of medical colleges in India had expanded by 54% from 387 out of 2014 to 596 today.
Narendra Modi was initiating 11 new medical colleges and another grounds of Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Tamil Nadu today through video-conferencing.
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin was available on the event.
The PM said with the present initiations, the strength of society was being advanced and simultaneously individuals’ association with their way of life being reinforced.
The universities are being set up in Virudhunagar, Namakkal, the Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Thiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Ariyalur, Ramanathapuram and Krishnagiri areas of Tamil Nadu. The PM said clinical undergrad and post alumni seats had gone up in the beyond eight years.
“In 2014, our nation had around 82,000 clinical UG and PG seats. This number has gone up to around 1.48 lakh, an increment of around 80%,” said the PM, adding that the quantity of AIIMS had comparatively expanded from seven out of 2014 to 22 today.
“The future will have a place with social orders that put resources into medical care. The public authority has acquired many changes the area,” said PM Modi.