Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday launched 49 developmental schemes totalling Rs 568 crore for Varanasi and Chandauli districts.
At a rally in Varanasi, Yadav said a medical college each would be set up in Varanasi and Chandauli districts and necessary funds would be allocated in the budget.
He directed officials to identify land for the medical colleges.
Yadav also said the foundation of a medical college would soon be laid in Jaunpur too.
“The SP government has plans to open more medical colleges to provide better facilities to the people,” he added.