Private medical colleges ignoring audit to face action: Chandrakar

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 May 2017 10:23:27

Staff Reporter,


Health, Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister Ajay Chandrakar on Thursday directed his department to initiate action against private medical colleges violating government orders regarding submission of audit report. In a review meeting held at his official residence on Thursday, Chandrakas said that there is report that some private colleges had not submitted their audit report on expenses of government fund and thus they should face action under the prescribed norms.
The Minister also asked the officials to invite budget proposals of the medical colleges for the year 2017-18 by May 15. He also emphasised on the inter-departmental coordination for better outcome.

The minister said that the D K S Multi Super Specialty Medical Research Institute of the state government will soon be started and it will match the standard of services being provided by the private hospitals. It is expected that the hospital and research institute will start within 15 days with complete facility. The minister also asked the officials for the cleanliness and hygienic and surprise inspection of medical colleges to streamline the arrangements.

Present in the review meeting were health department principal secretary Subrat Sahoo, secretary Anil Sahu, director (medical education) Dr A K Chandrakar, Ayush University Vice-Chancellor Dr G B Gupta, DKS Super Specialty Hospital nodal officer Dr Puneet Gupta and other senior officials.