Chandigarh, Nov 16 (UNI) Punjab Medical Education and Research Minister Tikshan Sud today issued strict warning to private medical colleges in the state to complete the infrastructure in their premises according to the guidelines laid down by the concerned affiliating councils or be prepared to face strict action.
The Minister said that it was imperative for colleges to complete infrastructure in their college premises to provide quality education to the students. He said that any institute found lagging, would face strict action from the state government.
Referring to the colleges those who had committed to complete the infrastructure within three month and submitted an affidavit in this regard, Mr Sud said, "Most of these institutes have failed to comply with three month deadline and the Punjab government would not hesitate to take action against them as provided under rules." The Minister said that he had constituted special teams to conduct surprise checks of various institutes in the state at random and submit report to him.
Mr Sud said that the recent All India Conference of Health and Medical Education Ministers of all the states, there was a consensus that all states would take all measures to provide quality medical education to the students to equip them with the latest technology. It was unanimously decided in that meeting to ensure proper infrastructure in all medical institutes in the country.