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The Telangana govt. intends to make medical education a priority, with increasing MBBS seats to 5,240.

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16-06-2022
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In 2021, the number of MBBS seats in the state will be increased to 1,649 seats. The state administration of Telangana has said that expanding medical education is a top priority in order to address people's medical requirements. "The government created the Kaloji Narayana Rao Health University in Warangal as part of this." By 2021, the number of super specialised seats will have increased from 82 in 2014 to 153. In the future, the number of PG and super specialised seats will be increased to 2,500 and 1,000, respectively. 21 government hospitals throughout the state provide CT scan services, while Cath Labs have been established in Hyderabad, Khammam, Warangal, and Adilabad to undertake cardiac surgery. The administration of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has increased per-bed expenditure in government hospitals from Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,500 in order to improve sanitary management, while meal rates for common patients have been hiked from Rs 40 to Rs 80 per day.

Reference: - https://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/telangana-government-to-prioritize-medical-education-mbbs-seats-to-go-up-to-5240/2561855/