Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Following the instructions of the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to complete the construction of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University within the year 2022. The government aims at providing proper treatment to every patient and reducing the number of referral cases through the establishment of this grand medical university.
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University has also been made the affiliation body for various medical college courses across the state. So far, the university has affiliated 58 MBBS, 25 MDMS, DM and MCh, 335 B.Sc Nursing, 86 Post Basic B.Sc Nursing, 43 M.Sc Nursing and 119 Paramedical courses from different medical colleges.
The university is being built at the cost of over Rs 200 crore, for which the government has allocated 50 acres of land in Chak Ganjaria in Lucknow. An administrative block will also be built on an area of 20 acres. Vice-Chancellor Dr AK Singh stated that a grand auditorium will be set up inside the campus, in which 2,500 people can sit at a time. The university is also planning to provide accommodation for Vice Chancellors, doctors, officers, and other employees on the campus.
With the establishment of Atal Medical University, the path of affiliation of private medical colleges, paramedical colleges, dental, and nursing colleges will become easier. It may be noted that the university will also work in the area of Affiliation, Assessment, Admission, and Enrollment for all medical courses.