NMC approves new government medical college in Telangana’s Rajanna Sircilla

The new medical college at Rajanna Sircilla Telangana will be established with 100 MBBS seats and will start its academic session this year, 2023-24.

NMC approves establishment of new medical college at Sircilla (Source: Twitter)NMC approves establishment of new medical college at Sircilla (Source: Twitter)

Mridusmita Deka | April 23, 2023 | 08:11 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has approved the setting up of a new government medical college in Rajanna Sircilla district of Telangana. The new medical college at Rajanna Sircilla Telangana will be established with 100 MBBS seats and will start its academic session this year, 2023-24. This is the seventh approval of the setting up of new medial colleges in the state.

Announcing the approval of the Government Medical College Rajanna Sircilla , minister for finance, health medical and family welfare, Harish Rao Thanneeru said: “Extremely delighted to share Rajanna Sircilla district got approval for Government Medical College with 100 MBBS seats.”

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Seven out of nine medical colleges to be setup this year got permissions so far, the minister said, adding that with 24 government medical colleges, the vision of chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's vision of one district one medical college as part of ‘ArogyaTelangana’ is progressing successfully.

The Telangana government is working to build nine medical colleges for the 2023-24 academic session. Out of which, the NMC gave approval for seven colleges. The approval process of the remaining two medical collegs at Karimnagar and Nirmal has reached the final stage.

The National Medical Commission Medical (NMC) Assessment and Rating Board (MARB) in the letter of intent said that the new medical college at Government Medical College, Rananna Sircilla, Telangana under the Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal be approved with 100 MBBS seats.

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