The First Medical Training Institute in India was Started in the year 1835. The Initiative was Taken by Lord William Bentinck As a Result A Government Order was Passed to set up A Medical College in Calcutta Which is Known as Calcutta Medical College. The Purpose of Establishing this College was to Train Native Youth In the Principles and Practices of Medical Science in Accordance with the mode Adopted in Europe. The Second Medical College in India is Madras Medical College Chennai Which is Also Started in the Same Year.
From Two Medical Colleges in the year 1835 to This Year 2013 Over A Period of 178 Years India was able to Establish 356 Medical Colleges in The Government & in The Private Sector. These Medical Colleges are Making 67000 + Under Graduates And Post Graduates Every year.
Now India is having a Population of 6,00,000 + Doctors for Taking care of the Health of 1.27 Billion People. This is Not Sufficient India Needs Minimum of 12,00,000 + Doctors to Serve the People of 1.27 Billion This is as per the World Health Organisation Standards.
To Achieve this Task India is Planning to Establish 187 More Medical Colleges in Another 15 years Time in the Government & in the Private Sector. This will Make India is A Healthy Country in the World to Live.