Apex Court gives two weeks’ time to relocate students of FIMS

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

AP Minister for Medical and Health Dr.Kamineni Srinivas said that the Supreme Court has given two weeks’ time for the submission of a plan to relocate the students of the Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences (FIMS).

Speaking to media today, he said that the Apex Court has directed the Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences and the State government to submit a plan for relocation of about 100 students who were not allowed to appear for their examination into other medical colleges.

Kamineni Srinivas said that he would like all the FIMS students to be relocated into government medical colleges but the choice was ultimately left to the students. Those who wanted to join private medical colleges were welcome to do so. In case a student chose a private college, the donation paid to FIMS would be transferred to it. If the student chose a government college, the donation would be used for development of the teaching hospital attached to it, he said.

Each college would be asked to accommodate four to five students. He said that there were 11 government colleges having 1,750 seats, one semi-government college with 150 seats and 17 private colleges with 1,900 seats and 2,000 seats.

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