CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government would enhance 100 seats of MBBS in each Government Medical College at Patiala and Amritsar from next year.
A decision to this effect was taken by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the 30th meeting of Governing Body of Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Society Jalandhar held under his chairmanship here today at CMO. The board also gave nod to increase intake of 47 seats in Post graduation courses at Medical College Patiala.
Prominent amongst those who were present in the meeting included Medical Education and Research Minister Chunni Lal Bhagat, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Mohinder Kaur Josh, Advocate General Punjab Ashok Aggarwal, Principal Secretary to the CM SK Sandhu, Principal Secretary Finance Satish Chandra, Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister KJS Cheema, Secretary Medical Education Anjali Bhawara, Technical Advisor General (Retd.) BS Dhaliwal, Director Medical Education and Research Dr. AS Thind, Director PIMS Dr. SK Sikri, Vice Chancellor Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Dr. SS Gill besides eminent doctors Prof. KS Chugh, Prof. SBS Maan, Dr. SPS Grewal and other senior officers of the Punjab Government.