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Bengal govt proposes six new medical colleges
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Bengal govt proposes six new medical colleges
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Kolkata, June 26 (TIWN) In an effort to increase the number of doctors in the state, the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has proposed for six new medical colleges in the state.

According to sources in the health department, the state government has proposed for six new medical colleges - one each in Arambagh in Hooghly district, Uluberia in Howrah district, Barasat in North 24 parganas, Tamluk in East Midnapore, Jahjargram and Jalpaiguri.  The state government officials are hopeful that they can at least run two medical colleges from 2022 session if the central government gives the permission. "At present the state produces 3,400 doctors per year and we hope to start with 100 doctors from each of the new medical colleges and in that case, it will make a substantial increase in the number of the doctors in the state.

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