Srinagar, Sep 16 (GNS): University of Kashmir on Wednesday granted sanctions to Government Medical College Srinagar and Government Medical College Baramulla to start Degree Courses in various Paramedical Branches in the two colleges. Both the colleges have been granted with an intake capacity of 140 & 80 seats respectively.
A statement, in this regard, received here reads that the various branches to be started in Government Medical College Srinagar include B.Sc in Medical Lab Technology, B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology, B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology, B.Sc Radiography Technology, B.Sc Anesthesia Technology, B.Sc Cardiac Care Technology, B.Sc Respiratory Care Technology, B.Sc Neuroscience Technology, B.Sc in Radiotherapy, B.Sc in Physiotherapy and in Government Medical College Baramulla include B.Sc in Medical Lab Technology, B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology, B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology, B.Sc Radiography Technology, B.Sc Anesthesia Technology.
Dr. Samia Rashid Vice-Persident J&K Paramedical Council & Principal Government Medical College Srinagar, as according to the statement, said that the proposal for starting these courses was submitted by J&K Paramedical Council to the Administrative Department and the State Administrative Council approved the proposal in the month of October 2019.
Congratulating the team of J&K Paramedical Council for the achievement, Saima has extended her special thanks to Financial Commissioner Atul Dullo for his “unconditional support” in starting of these courses.
“These courses are being started for the first time and earlier the students had to travel outside the state to pursue these courses”, Saima as per the statment said while reiterating the fact that “there will not be any additional financial implications as all these courses shall be conducted in various Departments of Govt. Medical College Srinagar with existing faculty.”
Dr. Samia Rashid has also expressed her gratitude to Vice-Chancellor and Prof. Mohi-UD-Din Sangmi Dean CDC University of Kashmir for their support, the statement reads.
Meanwhile Dr. Nasib Chand Digra President J&K Paramedical Council congratulated Principal Government Medical College Srinagar Dr. Samia Rashid & Principal Government Medical College Baramulla Dr. Abdul Hameed for the achievement.
Digra, as per the statement, said that these courses will go a long way in catering to the needs of the J&K Health & Medical Education Department.
Dr. Sandeep Singh Registrar J&K Paramedical Council, as per the statement, stated that, on the directions of Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Atal Dullo, the J&K Paramedical Council has already secured NOC for starting of B.Sc Paramedical Courses in GMC Jammu, GMC Kathua, , GMC Doda, GMC Rajouri and the process of seeking permission for GMC Anantnag is going on, and altogether around 600 candidates would be accommodated every year.
Singh further said that this was possible only under the dynamic leadership of Atal Dullo Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education and also thanked Dr. Yashpal Sharma Director Coordination New Medical Colleges for providing every possible support, the statement reads.
Dr. A.S.Bhatia Controller Examinations J&K Paramedical Council stated that admission to these courses shall be purely merit base conducted by Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE), the statements read further. (GNS)