MoHFW clarifies on Medical Colleges under PPP Model


The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has issued an update on Medical Colleges under PPP (Public Private Partnership) Model. The press release was issued on 17th March, 2023.

The regulations of National Medical Commission (NMC) allow establishment of a medical college under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The appropriate Government may allow the utilization of the facilities of a hospital owned and managed by it for establishing a Medical College by a person/agency /trust/society /company by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding for this purpose. Such hospitals should have minimum 300 beds with necessary infrastructural facilities capable of developing into teaching institution for the proposed medical college.

MoHFW has approved establishment of 27 Medical Colleges in the State of Uttar Pradesh under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for ‘Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals’, including a Medical College at Siddharth Nagar. The Medical College started with permission for 100 MBBS seats by the NMC from the Academic year 2021-22.

Additionally, a Medical College/Medical Institution shall be entitled to make an application to increase the admission capacity for MBBS/PG Diploma/PG Degree/Higher Specialty Courses, once the concerned qualification against the sanctioned intake has been granted recognition.

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