The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a batch of petitions challenging the quota and weightage marks given to government doctors serving in hills and rural areas.
The State government had issued GO 41 and GO 43 that came into force from academic year 2017-18, allowing the private colleges to increase the tuition fees from 72 per cent to 990 per cent.
He also asked the Centre to extend its help to set up medical colleges in the newly-formed districts.
TRS Working President KTR in a tweet said that not even one educational institution had been sanctioned for Telangana in the last seven years.
He was earlier scheduled to inaugurate the medical colleges at an event in Virudhunagar, and participate in the Pongal festivities organised by the BJP.
The medical colleges will be built in the districts of Tumakur, Davangere, Chitradurga, Bagalkot, Kolar, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Bengaluru rural and Vijayapura.
The Health Ministry told the Lok Sabha on Friday that Telangana has not submitted any proposal seeking new medical colleges under a Centrally-sponsored scheme.
Mahanta said that the government has allowed the hospital management societies to hire contractual staff as and when required.
Deans of all government medical colleges were also directed to issue appropriate orders to identify the places of accommodation for the needy healthcare workers on the institution premises.
The commission has also nudged the medical colleges to activate Hospital Infection Control Committee and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committees.
The Prime Minister informed that the Central government wants to ensure that every district in the country has at least one medical college or an institution that provides post-graduate medical educat
However, according to the Supreme Court’s direction, admissions in all government and private medical colleges in the country have to be done through the centralised counselling system.
The HC's observation came while dismissing an appeal by five students who were granted admission in 2016 by L N Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, without counselling.
On Tuesday, the team will visit visit Government Omandurar Hospital, a peripheral hospital and a primary health centre.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said though the virus is in control in the State, the special drive of the vaccination should be taken up so that people should not suffer in future due to Covid.