Tag Archives: Punjab Medical Council

Is there a pattern to MCI’s random pick of assessors? | India’s multi-million dollar surrogacy industry takes a hit

Assessors who inspect medical colleges are picked at random through a computerised process, but an analysis of the MBBS inspections this year shows that a handful of them carried out a large number of inspections while many did none.

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15 Bhopal doctors put in papers | Dentistry professor gets Rs 1 crore scholarship

Fifteen doctors of Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre (BMHRC) on Monday resigned over six-year delay in implementing recruitment rules.

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Dr Grewal refutes medical education minister’s claims that his term as PMC President ended in Dec 2014

Ludhiana: Punjab Medical Council (PMC) President Dr G S Grewal has refuted Medical Education Minister Anil Joshi’s claims that his term as PMC President had ended on December 21, 2014, as per the PMC Act, 1916. According to Dr Grewal, his tenure lasts till December 21, 2016, as per the amended PMC Act.

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Doctors shown as assistant professors in one MCI inspection become resident doctors in the next

New Delhi: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot vice chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur has written a letter to the MCI president Dr Jayshree Mehta seeking action against the guilty for the fraud allegedly committed at a medical college in Himachal Pradesh where doctors who were shown assistant professors in one inspection became resident doctors in the next.

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PMC issues notice to IMA Punjab president for ‘taking money’ from pharma firms

Chandigarh: Punjab Medical Council has reportedly issued show-cause notices to IMA Punjab president Dr Surinder Pal Singh Sooch and former president Dr Manoj Sobti asking why their registration shouldn’t be cancelled for indulging in “unethical practice”.

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Senior Punjab members oppose IMA meeting in Thailand

Chandigarh: The decision of Indian Medical Association (IMA), a voluntary organisation of doctors, to hold its next national executive committee meeting in Thailand’s beach resort town of Pattaya was on Sunday objected to by senior functionaries of its Punjab chapter.

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Ten doctors in Punjab get notice for receiving money from pharma companies

Chandigarh: Punjab Medical Council (PMC) has reportedly sent notices to four private doctors from Ludhiana and six from Patiala for allegedly receiving financial transactions in the range of Rs 6 lakh to Rs 12 lakh between the year 2010 and 2014 from multinational pharmaceutical companies.

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Punjab Medical Council opposes minister over ‘ghost teachers’

Chandigarh: Strongly opposing the move by Punjab’s Medical Education Minister Anil Joshi to give a clean chit to doctors who were indulging in the unethical practice of being “ghost teachers” in various medical colleges at the same time, the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) on Tuesday said it will not stall proceedings against them.

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Menace of Ghost Teachers in Medical and Dental Colleges: Time to Ponder and Act

A sensational revelation of Ghost Teachers in private medical colleges of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh has recently been made by the Punjab Medical Council and a staggering figure of 400 such teachers has been reported. Here is a fact which has been known to all the stakeholders but conveniently ignored for vested interests.

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Now ‘ghost’ teachers haunt medical colleges!

With 436 ‘ghost’ teachers being discovered by the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) during its recent inspection of four private medical colleges in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, a major controversy has erupted about the unethical practices adopted by these colleges and doctors.

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