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MCI increases 27 PG seats in Telangana medical colleges

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 Inkeshaf Ahmed
There is a good news for MBBS graduates aspiring to pursue PG medical courses in Telangana. The apex regulator of medical education in the country - Medical Council of India (MCI)- has added another 27 PG Medical seats in different medical colleges of the state. The enhancement of the seats has been done in different PG Medical disciplines. The MCI has written to the state government informing it about the decision to enhance the PG Medical seats.

The MCI has allotted two more seats in PG Anesthesia course and one seat in PG Pulmonology course offered by Gandhi Medical College in state capital Hyderabad. Similarly, it has increased one seat in PG Dermatology course and five seats in Obstetrics and Gynecology discipline being  offered by Kakatiya Medical College in Warangal district. Three seats have been increased in the PG Radiology course and one each  in ENT and Ophthalmology courses of the same college. Six seats have been increased in PG Anesthesia course  offered by NIMS Hospital.

The oldest and the most famous government Medical College of the state, Osmania Medical College, has an increase of four PG seats in Obstetrics and Gynecology course and three PG seats in ENT course.

State health minister Dr. C. Laxma Reddy has expressed his happiness at the decision of the MCI and thanked it for taking such a beneficial decision. “We are thankful to the MCI for increasing the PG Medical seats. Our chief minister Mr. K.Chandrasekhar Rao has made special efforts to increase the PG seats in the state. The seats could not have gone up without his efforts,” he said in a statement.

The minister congratulated the officials of his department for making efforts for ensuring the enhancement of the seats. He said that the employees and officials of the department had played a crucial role in getting the increase in the PG Medical seats.

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