Students of Varkala SR Medical College to be shifted to other colleges
Thiruvananthapuram: The Union Ministry of Health directed the state government to shift the students of Varkala SR Medical College to other medical colleges. The state government should submit the details of the transfer immediately.
The Centre’s intervention will give relief to the students of Varkala SR Medical College as they were on a legal battle to be shifted from the college which has no approval from the Medical Council. The state government will decide how the students should be reorganised.
As per the high court verdict of October 31, the Union Ministry of Health had convened a special meeting. The representatives of the government, medical council, University of Health Sciences, SR Medical College and complainants attended the meeting decided to reorganise the student to other colleges.
Also, the Centre directed the state government to cancel the essentiality certificate granted to the college. Mathrubhumi News had continuously aired the news of insufficient facilities in the college and supply of fake patients.