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.
Describing the medical profession as a noble mission, the Vice President advised doctors not to give any remission or commit omission, but to serve the nation with passion.
Since the government counsel submitted that the applications seeking approval for the colleges are pending before the NMC, the judge disposed of the petition by calling it premature.
It may be mentioned here that the Central government has established 157 new medical colleges attached with district hospitals across the country, but none is in Telangana.
Telangana has not benefitted from another Central government scheme for strengthening and upgrading State government medical colleges for launching new PG disciplines and increasing PG seats.
The students will have to submit written permission from their parents or guardians to attend the classes.
Only students, teaching and non-teaching staff who have taken at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be allowed to attend these medical colleges and institutions.
Ashok Gehlot claimed that Rajasthan is emerging as a pioneer in the field of health services with the continuous efforts of the state government.
Out of a total of over 450 faculty members, about 70 per cent has been recruited with full transparency, it said.
Self-financing medical colleges (SFMC ) in the state have often faced flak for fleecing students.
The posts include professors, associate professors and assistant professors, senior and junior residents in 34 specialisations.
Minister Vishvas Sarang appealed the junior doctors to return to duties for honouring the Madhya Pradesh HC's recent directions as well as in the larger interests of patients amid the pandemic.