The Current Situation
Rural Healthcare Crisis
Indias' infrastructure can support only 27% of the population.
60% of health care centers have only 1 doctor.
55 million pushed into poverty due to high costs.
Major shortage of doctors
WHO recommended 1:1000
Average ratio in Rural India
Average ratio in Chikkaballapur, India
Rural-Urban Healthcare Gaps
The population is 30% urban & 70% rural
Incoming medical students are 90% urban & 10% rural
The debt is HUGE as new doctors seek lucrative urban jobs
Medical Education is a Burden
No. of Undergraduate Medical Colleges- 600
No. of Undergraduate Medical Seats- 88,340
Applicants in 2020- 1,596, 508
Extremely competitive entry, limited seats
Burden of education loans & financial obligations
Inconsistent Curriculum and Teaching Quality
Graduates forced to pursue lucrative urban jobs
Unaffordable for poor & rural students
Why Free Healthcare and Education
Long Term Sustainable Solution
Free of cost health, nutrition, education were basic human rights in ancient India.
Purity and Integrity of purpose.
Inspired students and faculty.
How the free medical college sustains itself
Free of cost model successfully implemented in India in the past.
Initial investments from donors, Foundations, Government schemes, Corporate CSR.
Self sustainability by insurance payments, good will, alumni and former patients.