Chandigarh: The Haryana Government’s approval of a draft ordinance to amend the Haryana Private Health Sciences Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission, Fixation of Fee and Maintenance of Educational Standards) Act, 2012 comes in an effort towards centralized combined counselling for admissions to all post graduate courses, as well as to systematize the fee charged by private and deemed universities in the state. The post graduate courses would include MD, MS, MDS and PG diploma in all the medical and dental institutions.
Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, presided over the state cabinet meeting which took this decision recently.
The amendment has resulted in all private health educational institutions including deemed and private universities being run by them to fall within bounds of the Act.
The enactment of the amendment has resulted in admissions to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medical, dental and ayurveda in government, government aided, unaided private institutions, institutes under deemed and private universities being done through the process of centralized combined counselling, on the basis of UG/PG NEET scores, and conducted by the state government, reports TOI.
In the face of admissions to PG courses for the academic year 2017-18 commencing soon, a requisite amendment notification in the Act is immediately called for. The ordinance has originated due to the urgency in the matter and the Haryana Legislative Assembly not being in session.