Senate body briefed on admission quota for tribal students

ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Standing Committee on States and Frontier Areas (Safron) was given a briefing on Monday concerning admission quota system in medical schools by Pakistan Medical Dental Council (PMDC) for college students belonging to tribal areas, ARY Information reported.

The officers of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) advised the Senate physique that admission course of in medical schools was accomplished by December.

They mentioned the admissions couldn’t be granted as PMDC hadn’t but obtained the letter from the Greater Schooling Fee (HEC) on this regard.

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The committee chairman mentioned seats of scholars from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) be doubled for the subsequent 10 years. Secretary Saffron knowledgeable the Senate committee that seats had been elevated, nevertheless, the problem rooted with government-run medical schools and engineering council.

An official of the HEC mentioned the seats for Fata college students had been elevated by 86 p.c, however, added that the problem of funds in medical and engineering schools was the core drawback.

In the meantime, the committee additionally mentioned the problem of non-payment of salaries to Levies forces. Particular secretary levies advised the committee that the fee was to be paid to the personnel.

Senator Aurangzeb Khan sought particulars of non-payment of salaries to levies forces. He mentioned the problems could be mentioned with the house secretary for its early decision.



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