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CARe Medical College loses govt approval

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 3 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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The government has cancelled all approvals to operate privately-run CARe Medical College at Mohammadpur in the capital.

The health and family welfare ministry issued a notice signed by Mahbuba Bilkis, Deputy Secretary (Medical Education-2) of the ministry, regarding the move on Wednesday.

According to the notice, as per the decision of a meeting of coordination committee with medical education secretary in the chair held on October 23, the approval of the CARe Medical College has been cancelled.

It said as per the inspection report of Directorate General of Medical Education, there is no fair academic atmosphere of education in the medical college.

The report said medical college also has lack of teachers, no permanent land of the hospital and college, medical college and hospital are not set up in common campus while the hospital bed occupancy is only 10 percent instead of 70 percent.

The inspection report also said the medical college after all has failed to fulfill minimum condition to run its activities.

The health ministry put a ban on admissions to the CARe Medical College in 2017 and imposed a few conditions on the institution in line with the 2011 guidelines on setting up and running medical colleges.