Row over ‘unapproved’ neuroscience course

A self-financing diploma course in Neuro Technology started by the Palakkad-based Mahatma Gandhi Educational Society at a cooperative hospital with an initial intake of 27 students has courted controversy with the Directorate of Medical Education (DME) saying that it had not approved the course. The stand of the directorate is in contradiction with the claim of the society that it was provided with a No Objection Certificate (NOC) by the same agency on September 3, 2015 to start the paramedical course. On January 4, Deepa Devi, Senior Superintendent (paramedical wing) of DME and State Public Information Officer of the directorate, gave an RTI reply to P.K. Rinto of Thrissur saying that the directorate had not conducted any inspection at the cooperative hospital and no approval had been given to its…


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