UGC committee to regulate fee for medical courses in deemed universities

UGC committee to regulate fee for medical courses in deemed universities

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New Delhi: In compliance to the order of Madras High Court dated 26.04.2018, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has formed a Committee to regulate the fee for medical courses in deemed universities.

In order to check the exorbitant fee, the UGC has constituted a committe to regulate the fees chargeable by self financed deemed to be universities in medical and dental courses, Satyapal Singh, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) infromed Rajya Sabha.

The UGC committee will be headed by Prof. R.C. Deka, Former Director, AIIMS, New Delhi.

Other members include Dr. O.P. Kalra, Vice-Chancellor Pt. B.D. Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak; Prof. (Ms.) Saroj Chooramani Gopal, Former VC, King George Medical University, Lucknow; Prof. Mahesh Verma Director, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi; Prof. Dr. Ajay S. Chandanwale, Dean, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune; Shri S.K. Ray, Former Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, MHRD and nominee of each of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Dental Council of India, Medical Council of India and Ministry of Human Resource Development, the statement read.

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