The institute has been asked to open additional counters for patients above poverty line as the pharmacy inside the campus has been facing overcrowding due to lack of enough counters.
In most cases, patients are handed a prescription to purchase their medicines from pharmacies, and have to shell out huge amounts from their pockets.
Constable and friend on two-wheeler attack 20-year-old from Hyderabad who came to JIPMER for cultural event
The director, presenting a report at 12th convocation in the institute, further said JIPMER would start testing for monkeypox soon at its virology laboratory.
The JIPMER consultancy unit at Yanam is under construction and will be functional by January 2023, PWD Minister K Lakshminarayanan said on Wednesday.
In a statement, State DMK Convenor and Leader of Opposition R Siva charged that the quality of medical service was declining.
Namassivayam and Selvam also called on Union Minister of State for Skill Development Rajeev Chandrasekhar seeking additional funding and facilities for skill development.
She thwarted the allegation of Hindi imposition on the JIPMER campus and said parties were politicising the matter.
Narayanasamy pointed out that the circular had a clear direction that registers, service books of employees, and pension books should be in Hindi too.
Protests against alleged Hindi imposition gained momentum on Wednesday with various political parties and outfits demanding the withdrawal of the circular issued by JIPMER.
The institute has clarified that it has not changed its policies related to the use of various languages for official work.
They demanded the withdrawal of JIPMER's recent circular directing staff to use Hindi, along with English, in records and communication.