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CBSE students scoring 80 percent also to get benefits of Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana

Khandwa. The benefit of the Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana will now be available to students who have secured 80 percent marks in Class XII under CBSE syllabus. Announcing this at Khandwa today Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the earlier limit of 85 percent has now been reduced to 80 percent.

He also announced to open a 500-bedded ultra modern hospital in Khandwa. Dedicating the Medical College building worth Rs 200 crores at Khandwa, Chouhan announced the opening of B.Sc Nursing College in the College campus.

Chouhan said that no medical college has been opened in Madhya Pradesh since the year 1964. The government has opened new medical colleges while providing basic infrastructure. This will reduce the shortage of doctors in the state. He congratulated the people of Nimad on the launch of Khandwa Medical College. This medical college has started from this session.

The Chief Minister distributed the benefits of the Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana to two students Saurabh Patel and Preeti Mishra on the spot. He announced a grant of Rs 300 crores for various equipments and essential materials apart from Rs 300 crores approved earlier for the construction of medical college building. The Chief Minister gave instructions to the local administration to take all the newly-admitted medical students on a tour to Hanumantiya from his side.