The second medical college in the city will be named Pragjyotishpur Medical College.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “The session of the new medical college in Guwahati will start from 2024.”
“Within the next five years, there will be 24 medical colleges in the state and following the construction work of all the medical colleges, MBBS seats will be 2,700,” he added.
Bright Start Investments Pvt. Limited will invest of Rs. 150 crores for the medical college.
Notably, in February, CM Sarma laid foundation stone of the new medical college in the city.
He said the medical college will have two campuses. One at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) in Pan Bazar with 800 beds, 100 ICUs, state-of-art diagnostic facilities, dialysis unit & 11 OTs and another in Kalapahar with 480 beds, 46 ICUs, 7 high tech OTs and will accommodate 450 students & 100 interns.