West Bengal is to going have another new medical college in North Bengal. The newly formed Medical College & Hospital is situated at CoochBehar. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently inaugurated the campus of new college.
It was a long term demand for the locals to build a medical college which will help the district students to pursue their medical degree within their territories. The new medical college named Maharaja Dipendra Narayan Medical College & Hospital will admit 100 students per year. The setting up of newly built college has been started from February 2019 on 25 acre land. The Total Budget of the College is nearly 250 cr. At the time of inauguration CM said, “The College, built by this government at a cost of Rs. 250 Cr, can admit up to 100 students, who would go on to become doctors and serve the state.”