Lucknow: In order to give a new leap to health services and medical education in Uttar Pradesh,  the state government has decided to open 16 new medical college hospitals on public private partnership (PPP) model across the state.

 Principal Secretary Medical Education Department Alok Kumar said here on Wednesday that several big institutions of country have expressed their willingness to open medical colleges on ppp mode for which the keen parties can apply by November 5. The department has already earmarked and reserved land for opening medical colleges in the 16 districts, he informed. 

Mr Kumar said that the government was provifing various exemptions to private investors for setting up medical colleges.

Elaborating the terms and conditions he said that the private sector investors can open medical colleges either on their own land, or on the government land. The investors will be selected through the tender process in a fair and transparent manner.  

UP to get 1600 new doctors every year through these medical colleges, 10,000 people to get jobs

According to an estimate, the medical colleges to be set up in 16 districts will have 1600 new doctors every year while about 10,000 people will get jobs in them. Besides, these medical colleges will have about 6,000 new beds for the treatment of people. Common people will be able to get high level of facilities in these medical colleges. The establishment of medical colleges in these districts will bring great relief to the common people. 
It is worth mentioning here that there are no government or private medical colleges in 16 districts of UP namely, Baghpat, Ballia, Bhadohi, Chitrakoot, Hamirpur, Hathras, Kasganj, Maharajganj, Mahoba, Mainpuri, Mau, Rampur, Sambhal, Sant Kabirnagar, Shamli and Shravasti. However, the facilities of district hospital, CHC and PHC are currently available in these districts. In order to further increase the health facilities in these districts, Chief Minister Yogi in Adityanath decided to open medical colleges in every district