Thursday, August 14, 2014
PIL Mumbai Collage Enrolling PG Students in Unauthorized Way
RESPONDING 10 the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). Nagpur's President against College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai, unauthorised) enrolling hundreds of students every year and conferring Post Graduate (PG) degrees and diplomas. Justice Bhushan Gavai and Justice S B Shukre at the High Court have issued notice to the respondents including Stale Government to file submissions in reply to the PIL. in two weeks.
It may be noted that the college was conferring PG degrees in 10 subjects and PG diplomas in 13 subjects to die students, year after year, encouraged by the recognition by the notification of March 12. 2010. by the State Medical Education Department even though none of these degrees/diplomas/certificates/fellowships has recognition under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. Through the PIL it has been alleged that rampant and indiscreet use of provisions of Section 28 of the Maharashtra Medical Council Act. 1965 is as a result of "well designated conspiracy" between State Medical Education Secretary. Registrar, Maharashtra Medical Council and Secretary. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai and under the said "understanding".
the said college is enrolling students and conducting examinations and conferring the degrees and diplomas.
It has been pointed out in the PIL that the candidates are being granted registration for the said additional qualification by Maharashtra Medical Council and other State Medical Councils. There is no control of any statutory authority on the affairs of this college and the process of granting admissions by it. The number of institutions/colleges/hospitals affiliated to the "College" is 109 and it has given approval to 1900 PG seats in these institutions. The petitioner wants total control of the respondent-authorities on the activities of the "College".
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