SCB Medical College
SCB Medical College
Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Friday decided to increase 100 seats in the MBBS stream in each of the three State-run Medical colleges, SCB in Cuttack, MKCG in Berhampur and VSS at Burla.

Talking to the mediapersons, Chief Secretary B K Patnaik said soon a formal proposal for increasing seats in the MBBS courses would be submitted to the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Patnaik said the decision to increase the MBBS seats was taken for creating more medical professionals in the State without depending on the private medical colleges.

He said the State Government has decided to provide Rs 150 crore to each medical college for development of infrastructure facilities and to create additional posts in teaching faculties.