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Delhi’s First Municipality-Run Medical College

After Mumbai and Ahmedabad, the National Capital is the third city in the country that has a medical college owned by its municipal corporation

Jul 10, 2013 15:27 IST
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After Mumbai and Ahmedabad, the National Capital is the third city in the country that has a medical college owned by its municipal corporation. Owned by New Delhi Municipal Corporation, Hindu Rao Hospital has become Delhi’s first municipality-run Medical College that is all set to begin admissions to its MBBS program.

As per the sources, the Hindu Rao Medical College has already received the formal go ahead from the Medical Council of India and now all that it requires is the official green signal. However, all the infrastructure-related works like laboratories, library, classrooms and even the recruitment of the faculty have already been done, as revealed by the NDMC Commissioner P.K. Gupta. This medical college will get affiliation from the Indraprastha (IP) University, Delhi. Once the college gets the formal letter from the MCI, the admissions will expectedly be started from the coming session.

As per current record, Delhi offers 600 undergraduate and postgraduate seats in all through various medical colleges in the city. And, with another 50 seats offered by the Hindu Rao Medical College, it will ensure a bigger platform for medical aspirants.

Hindu Rao Hospital already offers diploma courses in nursing and anaesthesia.

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