Tenders Floated For Setting Up Medical Colleges In 16 Districts Of UP
Lucknow, Sep 30 (TNA) The Uttar Pradesh Medical Education Department has floated tenders for setting up medical colleges on public private partnership (PPP) model in 16 districts, an official said on Thursday. The department has set November 5 deadline for receiving applications from the interested bidders. The department has already earmarked and reserved land for opening medical colleges in the 16 districts.
Many big institutions of country have expressed their willingness to open medical colleges, the Principal Secretary in the Medical Education Department Alok Kumar said. Various exemptions are also being given by the Yogi Government to private investors for setting up medical colleges, he added.
The Medical Education Department had recently issued the policy regarding setting up of medical colleges in 16 districts on PPP model after getting the approval of the cabinet and had provided three options. The terms and conditions are different for each option.
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. The entire process is being completed at a fast pace on the instructions of CM Yogi.
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.