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Para Medical Education - Permission for Starting of Para Medical Courses by Self Financing Private Organisation / Registered Trust / Registered Society - Recommendation of the Committee to frame new / revised Guidelines - Accepted - Orders - Issued.
HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (PME) DEPARTMENT
Health dt: 28.07.1987
The Government reviewed the norms and conditions laid down in the above 4 G.Os for starting of Para Medical Courses by Private Organisations especially in backward and rural areas in this State and decided to take a policy decision.
2. In the G.O. fifth read above, the Government constituted a committee consisting of eminent experts in Medical Department with instructions to sent its report to frame revised / new guidelines to grant permission to Private Organisations for starting of Para Medical Courses . The committee met on 24.8.2001 and sent its report. The committee has observed that since guidelines for granting permission to various para medical course are already available, some new conditions relevant to the present time are to be included in the existing guidelines laid down in the above Government Orders.
3. The Government have examined the recommendation of the committee including general conditions suggested by the committee for granting permission for starting of Para Medical Courses by Self Financing Private Organisations/Registered Trusts/Registered Societies and decided to accept the recommedations and suggestions except few modification. Accordingly the Government issue the following orders:-
(a) There are more number of private institutions offering Para Medical Educational courses in the Districts of Coimbatore, Chennai city, Salem, Erode, Madurai, Trichy, Thanjavur, Kanyakumari, and Tiruvallore. In the southern districts like Sivagangai, Ramnad, Virudunagar, Karur, Pudukottai Thiruvarur, Nagai, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Villupuram, Theni, Nilgiris, Dindigul, Cuddalore, Tuticorin, as well as in Kancheepuram only a few institutions are available and the required number of institutions are not available resulting inconvenience to students of that rural area. Hence, the institutions which are willing to start para medical educational courses in the above needy districts and backward areas will be given preference.
(b) The private institutions which are able to provide 150 bedded own hospital for Nursing/BPT/BOT courses and 75 bedded own hospital for other courses should alone be considered, since such hospitals are quite essential requirement for clinical training of their students. However attachment of Hospitals may be allowed, but the same hospitals should not be shown by any other institutions.
(c) Request from a trust already running paramedical courses which applies again to start paramedical courses in the same area under a new different Trusts name consisting the same members as trustees or their nearest blood relationship such applications will not be considered since it will result in monopoly of a single set of trustees or institutions in that particular area and also in the particular course.
(d) It is further ordered that as a general policy of government while granting permission to start paramedical courses by private institutions applications received from the Registered Trust/ Registered Society/Registered Charitable Trust /Registered Charitable Society alone will be given preference.
(e) The Trust/ Society permitted by the Government to start Para Medical Courses should pay Rs.5,000/- towards Inspection fee/Administrative fee to the Government account. The above Administrative fee/Inspection fee should be paid one time only before starting the course.
4.The Government also issue relevant amendments to the following Government Orders on the recommendation of the committee in the annexure noted against each of Government Orders
5. The Director of Medical Education is directed to adhere the above conditions strictly in addition to the earlier norms and conditions stipulated by the Government while sending proposals to Government to grant permission for starting of Para Medical Courses by Private Organisations / Registered Trusts/ Registered Society. The necessary documents such as Trust /Society registration deed, registered land and building sale deed, registered lease deed, building plan duly approved by local authorities, proofs for creation of Endowment fund, Bank Guarantee and Solvency Certificate obtained for a period of five years and proofs for availability of necessary infrastructure facilities should accompany each proposal for verification and consideration by the Government. The Director of Medical Education is also informed that the incomplete proposals which do not satisfy the norms and conditions laid down in relevant G.Os for starting of para medical courses and proposals which do not include necessary document as indicated above will be summarily rejected.
BY ORDER OF THE GOVERONOR
//FORWARDED // BY ORDER//