Tawde told The Indian Express that the Union health minister agreed to take a favourable decision within four days and the Maharashtra government has urged that the state be allowed to admit candidates for medical and dental courses through the Common Entrance Test (CET) held on May 5 this year.
In India, suicide was the leading cause of death among youngsters (10-24) years with 62,960 deaths in 2013. What is alarming is that 28.65 lakh youngsters (10-24 years) have suffered depressive disorders in 2013.
The Apex court has also asked the Health Ministry and Medical Council of India to respond to state governments’ appeal to hold separate exams for admission in medical courses by Thursday, Shingare said.
In Pune, a branch was set up more than two years ago. Initially, the organisation set up medical camps for inmates and celebrated festivals with them, but soon the unmet needs of prisoners were discussed with jail authorities.
Just 40 kms away from Pune at Pingori near Jejuri, Ela Habitat for birds and other animals has been able to save as much as 30,000 litres of water every month. This habitat was set up in a low rainfall area where water conservation measures have helped nurture a living gene bank of 250 indigenous […]
The Supreme Court on Monday recalled its 2013 verdict quashing a Medical Council of India (MCI) notification, mandating a common National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) both for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in government and private institutions.