Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Govt to pay over Rs50m for registration of medical students

PESHAWAR: The commonplace government will pay Rs53.212 million to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council to get enrolled the understudies, who were admitted to therapeutic and dental universities on the seats surpassing the assigned amount in scholarly year 2008-09.

Sources said that central pastor endorsed the rundown, sent to him by wellbeing division, on Monday to pay the sum to PMDC and get enlisted the understudies, who were given confirmation when seats were not accessible in the schools. The legislature had enlisted 30 understudies in dentistry bureau of Bacha Khan Medical College, which was built up in January 2012, sources said.

They said that other restorative schools additionally conceded a bigger number of understudies than the distributed amount and PMDC declined to allow enlistments to them. It put the fate of understudies in question, they said.

Sources said that on the influence of PMDC individuals from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the understudies were requested that compensation Rs57,000 per head to get enlisted and stand perceived.

They said that wellbeing office had given an endeavor to PMDC that it would not permit schools to accept more understudies while the principals of all open part medicinal universities were issued composed guidelines in such manner. The bad habit chancellor of Khyber Medical University has likewise given undertaking that the understudies, who were conceded far beyond the share, would not be permitted to take the examinations.

Sources said that such understudies confronted hardships. It was troublesome for them to land a position even after graduation, they said. The schools where additional seats were made gotten orders from skillful power, they included.

"The gathering won't acknowledge any understudy in future attributable to which government is taking additional consideration in admission to the current 10 open division medicinal schools," said Prof Ijaz, the bad habit chancellor of KMU.

Prof Ijaz, who is likewise individual from PMDC and executive of entrance advisory board to state-run therapeutic schools, said that two universities were anticipating acknowledgment. "We have included Nowshera Medical College and Gaju Khan Medical College, Swabi in the as of late directed passage tests however subject to the acknowledgment by PMDC," he included.

The legislature has additionally requested the wellbeing office to distinguish the people, who acknowledged political weight and disregarded guidelines and made misfortune open exchequer.

"A portion of the understudies have graduated while the others are still in schools. They are agonized over their future. The administration will permit confirmations in schools just when they are perceived," said Prof Ijaz.

Sources in wellbeing office said that administration requested to permit the joint entrance advisory board to choose understudies for the medicinal and dental universities and speed up endeavors for acknowledgment of the two more restorative schools to offer admission to 200 understudies. "At present the region produces 1,000 specialists in broad daylight segment universities consistently. The number would swell to 12,000 when Nowshera and Swabi universities are remembered," they said.