Saturday, February 4, 2023

Paramedical students end strike after Health Minister’s assurance


Jamshedpur : After State Health minister Rajendra Prasad Singh assured to fulfill the demands of students pursuing their paramedical diploma courses in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College (MGM, Jamshedpur).

Paramedical students ended strike, SDO Prem Ranjan gave juice to the agitating students to end their strike
These students across the state of present three sessions were on hunger strike for past three days since their course is not recognized by State Government and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Besides, this problem irregular theory classes, no stipend facility, no infrastructure, delayed examinations followed with publication of result in hand written form are also among the major demands of these students.

According to the suffering students they are admitted in the course through entrance examination conducted by Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination but the course has no affiliation. “It is useless to pursue this course in job and academic perspective since it is not affiliated.

Our future is in doldrums with this course,” said a paramedical student. About 200 paramedical students of MGM were on hunger strike.

Paramedical students at RIMS in Ranchi and PMCH in Dhanbad have also joined in the agitation expressing solidarity with their Jamshedpur counterparts.

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