Skill Training Centre for Emergency Medical Services
New Delhi: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, under its Central Sector Scheme, ‘Human Resource Development for Emergency Medical Services’, has provision for setting up 140 Skill Centres to be established in government medical colleges across India to impart skills on life saving interventions.
Under the said scheme, 17 such Skill Centers have been proposed to be set up in Uttar Pradesh. Of these nominations for 11 Skill centres by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh have been received so far.
This is a Central Sector Scheme under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, where setting up of skill centers is 100% funded by the Central Government.
For each skill centers, funds to the tune of Rs. 2.60 to 2.90 crores (depending on the location) are released to Government Medical Colleges/ Institutions subject to their recommendation by the concerned state government. The funds allocated is for infrastructure and procurement of training equipment.
So far, 82 medical colleges have been granted funds to the tune of Rs. 121 Crores.
State/ UT wise distribution of proposed Skill Centres
|Sr. No.||State or Union Territory||No. of Skill Centres to be established|
|UT 2||Andaman and Nicobar||1|
|UT 6||Jammu and Kashmir||2|
Skill centres are proposed to set up on the basis of nomination received from State Government of Uttar Pradesh, at the following 11 medical colleges:
|Sr. No.||Name of Medical College|
|1.||BHU Institute of Medical Sciences|
|2.||Govt. Medical College Kanpur|
|3.||Govt. Medical College Allahabad|
|4.||Govt. Medical College Jhansi|
|5.||Govt. Medical College Kannauj|
|6.||Govt. Medical College Jalaun|
|7.||Govt. Medical College Agra|
|8.||Govt. Medical College Meerut|
|9.||Govt. Medical College Gorakhpur|
|10.||Govt. Medical College Ambedkar Nagar|
|11.||Govt. Medical College Azamgarh|
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.