The upcoming 150-bedded NIMS Hospital at Ghatkesar would become operational in about two months’ time. minister for medical education Kondru Murali told the Assembly during question hour on Saturday. An amount of Rs 72.86 crore has been spent on it so far and more funds are needed for its completion.
Appointments: The central government accorded permission for filling 23,354 posts of various categories as part of implementation of the Right to Education Act (RTE).The Centre has sanctioned Rs 169 crore towards salaries, minister for primary education and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan S.Sailajanath said.
B.Pharm Admissions: The student intake to B.Pharmacy course should not exceed 100 in a college with effect from 2012-13 as per the norms of the Pharmacy Council of India, deputy chief minister and minister for higher education Damodar Rajanarsimha said. The EAMCET admission committee has decided to follow the PCI norms for admissions which are under way.
Fertilisers: Minister for agriculture Kanna Lakshminarayana denied that farmers are unable to buy fertiliser because of a steep rise in prices. The fact is dealers are selling old stocks at new prices, he said. Maps showing the NPK status are on display at panchayat offices and other prominent places. Use of soil-tested fertilisers reduces the cost of cultivation and Polam Badi is being organised to teach farmers cost-cutting methods.