Human development and enhancing the quality of life of the people are the ultimate objectives of all activities of the Government. The state needs a well qualified man power to handle the health related problems and promotions of positive health.
The department of medical education plays a pivotal role in developing medical and para-medical personal to cater to the health needs of the state. The department also has a role to play in establishment and maintenance of well-equipped teaching institutions, which are the premier referral centers from peripheral hospitals. Research is another area of activity for medical education department. The directorate facilitates a comprehensive medical education via various medical, dental and paramedical colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh. on the other hand, it also provides standard medical facilities to the patients.
Formation of directorate of medical education:
The department of medical education was bifurcated in the year 1981 from the department of medical health services. The separate directorate of medical Education was established in 1994. It is functioning as a separate directorate for the last 16 years. It controls Medical Colleges and attached teaching hospitals.
Functions and Duties of Directorate General of Medical Education
In the state of Uttar Pradesh Medical , Dental and Paramedical colleges are established for providing a comprehensive medical education. Functions and Duties of Director General Medical Education is as Follows :-
- DGME’s important functions are to run and strengthen Medical and Dental Colleges and other Medical/Paramedical diploma, degree, Post Graduate and Super Specialty programs in the State of U.P.
- Make a arrangement of high quality research on different subjects in State medical colleges.
- Provide standard medical facilities to their patients. In this way directorate provides a good educational training facilities in various medical, dental and paramedical colleges and on the other hand, it also provides standard and latest medical facilities to the patients.