GMC submits proposals regarding enhancement of MBBS, PG seats

Government Medical College (GMC), Jammu submitted three successful proposals regarding enhancement of MBBS seats from existing pool of 150 to 165 under 10% Economically Weaker Section (EWS) scheme announced by Government of India for the session 2019-20.
Two separate proposals, one under 10% EWS scheme and the other proposal under the Regular Enhancement of PG seats with revised student teacher ratio for the academic year 2020-21, was submitted today to Government of India and Medical Council of India.
Under the 10% EWS scheme, it is expected that MBBS seats and PG seats shall increase in various subjects subject to the approval of MCI and Government of India in the existing pool of MBBS (150) & PG (173) seats in Government Medical College, Jammu. Under these schemes, Government of India is going to provide the funds worth Rs 1.2 crore per seat to the institution.
Similarly, with reference to Board of Governors in supersession of Medical Council of India Notification No. MCI-18(1)/2019-MED./100889 Dated 4th April, 2019 regarding revised Postgraduate Teacher Ratio, now Professor for all clinical and non clinical departments shall be entitled for three PG seats, Associate Professor from both clinical and non clinical specialties shall be entitled for three PG seats if they are eligible for the post of Professor but could not be promoted due to non availability of post. In the clinical side Associate Professor who is unit head shall be entitled for three PG seats.
The Nodal Officer and his team submitted all the three proposal with complete documentation and handed over to Principal, Government Medical College, Jammu Dr Sunanda Raina who deputed the concerned for submission of the same at the Office Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Secretary, Medical Council of India.
Dr Sunanda Raina said these proposals, if accepted by Government of India and MCI shall add to the existing strength of the undergraduate and postgraduate specialist human resource which will go long way in further upgrading the health care system of this institution and of the state of J&K.
It is worth mentioning here that at present intake capacity of GMC Jammu for MBBS students is 150 and for Postgraduate it is 173.