As part of its ongoing mission to improve the health infrastructure and hone skills of the nursing and paramedical staff, the Uttar Pradesh Government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will soon introduce five new health-related courses to the UP Skill Development Mission, said a press release on Saturday. The courses to be included are: OT Technician, Radiotherapy Technician, Anesthesia Technician, Dialysis Technician and MRI Technician course.
It is worth mentioning here in this context that the Yogi Government is gearing up to make three paramedical and six nursing schools operational and lay foundation stone of 24 skill labs within six months. Admissions to GNM and B.Sc Nursing courses will be conducted through NEET. The Government will enhance quality of training through establishment of nursing colleges in government medical colleges as well as district hospitals and increase availability of seats in them. Meanwhile, the Government is working on improving quality of private nursing colleges.
Meanwhile, the Government has prepared a detailed road map for enhancing quality of training through establishment of nursing colleges in government medical colleges as well as district hospitals and increase availability of seats in them. It is noteworthy that lack of skilled human resource in the health sector has been a major obstacle in the improvement of healthcare in the state for past several decades.
49 each nursing & paramedical schools to be functional in UP in 5 years.
The Yogi Government has set an ambitious target to make 49 nursing and paramedical schools each functional in the state in five years. The Government will also increase seats substantially in different courses in order to accommodate more aspirants, including 7,000 seats in MBBS, 3000 in PG, 14,500 in nursing and 3,600 in paramedical.
The Yogi Government in Uttar Pradesh has left no stone unturned in the development of health infrastructure in the last five years. This was evident during the last couple of years of the novel coronavirus pandemic as the Government worked tirelessly to ensure testing, treatment and vaccination of its population through a well-thought-out strategy.
UP, which had only 12 medical colleges until 2017, has seen remarkable improvement in the health services during Yogi government. Medical facilities have been expanded in the state to make quality healthcare accessible to people.