50 colleges serving a population base of 296.86 million with an equal spread of private & government colleges alike. Punjab has made the highest push for private medical education. Delhi is served by only government-funded medical colleges which gives its the best population to medical college ratio. Himachal Pradesh has the second best ratio of medical education vis-a-vis its population with one medical college per 2.29 million people. Punjab by dint of its spread of private medical education has been able to achieve a similar such ratio of 2.59.