Bhopal : Medical Education Minister Vishwas Kailash Sarang held a review meeting to start PPP model based medical college in Madhya Pradesh. In the review, it was decided to establish PPP model based medical colleges in 5 districts of the state in the first phase. In this, decision was taken to start medical colleges on PPP model in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Balaghat and Katni.
State government will provide land on lease of 99 years (60 years + 39 years) to private investors for setting up medical college. Apart from this, 300 bedded hospital building will also be provided to the state government to private investors.
It was decided in the meeting that the medical college would be constructed on the land provided by the private investor at his own expense. Its operation and maintenance will be done by him.
Minister Shri Sarang directed that the Medical College will be established on DBFOT (Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer) model by PPP partner. Under this, the expenses of medical college, hostel, residential complex, equipment, books and journals etc. will be beared by the private investor.
Free treatment will be made available in PPP model based hospitals, to financially weak patients along with Ayushman patients. On the other hand, non-Ayushman patients will get the facility of treatment at market rates.
It worth mentioning that according to the establishment policy of medical college on Government of India’s PPP model, PPP based medical college will be established for admission of 100 MBBS seats by converting the presently operated medical college of the state government into training hospital. Additional Chief Secretary Shri Mohammad Suleman, Commissioner Medical Education Shri Nishant Varwade and other officers were present in the meeting.