BHOPAL : The Medical Council of India restored the affiliation to the Bundelkhand medical college on Wednesday. Earlier the MCI had inspected various medical colleges which had sought affiliation.

The director of medical education Dr GS Patel informed that the MCI team had visited the Bundelkhand medical college (BMC) for inspection. Earlier the college’s affiliation was suspended.

 The DME also added that the shortcoming pointed out in the report were removed before the MIC inspections.  For the year 2015-2016 the BMC have been declared the zero year.

He also informed that the MCI had also inspected the Gandhi Medical College of Bhopal and it had decided to continue the affiliation of the College.

The status of the other inspected colleges is in the dark. The MCI had inspected three private medical colleges Mahaveer Medical college, Bhopal, Amaltas Medical College, Indore and Sakshi Medical college, Guna.

He added that the government had decided to increase the intake of the five government medical colleges in the state. A proposal had been sent to the Medical Council of India and government of India to increase 450 seats in the colleges. The government of India has approved the proposal.

According to proposal, 100 seats each will be added in Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Indore and 50 in Rewa Medical Colleges.

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