The NMC advisory was issued on the lines of Madras HC judgment that said medical courses in India reaffirm queerphobia and discrimination against LGBTQIA+ communities and called for necessary reforms.
The petitioners counsel informed the court that there was a mismatch between the question paper set by the university and the guidelines framed by the National Medical Commission.
While expressing its dismay over the delay in furnishing an action plan to tackle a possible third wave, High Court asks the state government to take the issue seriously.
According to them, the students have been denied hands-on experience in dealing with other diseases and, as a result, the postgraduate medical education has suffered the most.
On Monday, MP Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav had announced that first-year students of graduation courses will be offered the 'Ramcharitmanas' as an elective subject.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who also holds the state health portfolio, announced this as the 'Rakshabandhan gift' for the doctors and medical college teachers.
Director of Medical Education and Training Dr CBK Mohanty said hospitals have been allowed to start elective surgeries by maintaining Covid protocol and putting in place infection control measures.
The director of the city-based premier medical institute, Jagat Ram, also advised people to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour and opt for vaccination to break the infection's chain of transmission
The nurses' association also claimed that this circular was "consequent of the complaint filed by the patient" and "internally, there is no issue among the nurses and the administration".
Director of Medical Education Dr Ramesh Reddy maintained that the increments given to senior resident doctors and junior doctors put them ahead of their counterparts in other states.
As medical courses moves online, experts feel doctors graduating in the Covid-19 era will miss out on clinical skills that make their education complete. Will this result in a dearth of human touch in
The Centre has agreed to revisit its decision to scrap 50 per cent reservation for government doctors in post-graduate medical courses after a few states registered their strong protest in the matter.