On the special request of the State government, the order for enrollement and studies in three newly started medical colleges in Dumka, Hazaribagh and Palamu for the session 2019-20 was passed by the Supreme Court on Monday. The enrollment and studies will begin in 100-100 MBBS seats from the academic session 2019-20.
There has been an increase of 300 seats in addition to 280 MBBS seats, thus the total number of MBBS seats in the State has now increased to 580. It is known that the Central Government has started a course in AIIMS Deoghar for 50 MBBS seats from the academic session 2019-20.
Palamu, Hazaribagh and Dumka Medical Colleges were inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 17 February 2019 from Hazaribagh.
A total of Rs 340.20 crore was released by the Central Government for the establishment of these three medical colleges.
At the same time, the State Government had allocated an amount of 392.89 crore. A total of Rs 733.09 crore has been released by the Central and State Government for the establishment of these three medical colleges.