MCI visits Doon Medical College for inspection
The MCI team appeared to be satisfied but after finding a deficiency in the CT Scan machine, it asked to replace it from a new one.
Dehradun: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has recently visited the Government Doon Medical College & Hospital (GDMCH) to conduct an inspection for the MBBS course for the academic year 2019-20. The Medical College is expecting the Letter of Permission (LoP) to begin the course.
The MCI team during the visit to the GDMCH inspected the infrastructure of the medical college. The team inspected Departments of Radiology, Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Opthalmology including all other departments.
The team also took an account of the bed distribution along with a visit to Pathology, Emergency and newly started OPD department.
Dr Ashutosh Sayana, Principal of GDMCH informed the Jagran that the team appeared to be satisfied. The MCI will give its decision within one month.
Dr Sayana further informed that the faculty shortage dropped from 32 per cent to 20 per cent, and the shortage of Senior Residents and Junior residents got reduced to 16 per cent from 20 per cent.
He further told that no new recruitment could be carried on because of the Model Code of Conduct but after 23rd May the recruitment process will certainly begin.
The MCI team found a deficiency in the CT Scan machine, the team asked to replace it from a new one.
Dr Ashutosh Sayana, Principal of GDMCH told the TOI, "The Medical Council of India had granted us permission to enrol 15 MBBS students in the first year in 2016. The renewal of the permission was done again in 2017 and '18 and now in 2019, we expect to get the nod for our fourth batch of MBBS students."
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