Special camps planned to create awareness against ragging

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 18:02

Dharmapuri: Anti-ragging committees in
government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu were keeping a close
vigil to prevent ragging, a top health department official
said on Tuesday.
The committee would initiate stern action against students
who involved in the evil practice, Director of Medical
Education (DME) Dr. V.Kanagasabai told reporters here.

Plans were on for holding specials camps in all medical
colleges to create awareness among the students against
ragging, he said after inspecting the infrastructure
facilities in the Government Medical College here.

He said a Medical Council of India team would visit the
college in February for reviewing the infrastructure
facilities in the college and granting approval for fourth
year MBBS course for next academic year.
He said Rs 45 crore worth infrastructure works were in
progress in the college to accommodate 400 MBBS students who
would continue their House Surgeon course next academic year.

Presently, MCI had granted approval upto the third year.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 18:02

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