In a bid to take medical education to all sections of the society and enhance healthcare facilities in the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has reportedly built 30 new medical hospitals over the last four years.
The Uttar Pradesh government’s move, according to the state officials is aligned with the vision of CM Adityanath’s to build a medical college in every district of the state. India’s most populous state only had 12 medical colleges until the beginning of the tenure of CM Adityanath, but it added 30 medical colleges in the last four years. According to the officials, seven of these newly-created medical colleges have started their sessions, thereby expanding the MBBS seats count by 700.
Also, AIIMS Gorakhpur and Rae Bareli have started their OPD services during the tenure. They have also catered to the Covid-19 treatment facilities, which has been viewed as their major contributions for serving patients from far-flung districts of Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh Barabanki, Basti, Ballia, Deoria Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Mau, Pratapgarh, Sant Kabir Nagar Sultanpur.