Centre directed states, UTs to take steps for re-opening of medical colleges by December 1
The Union Health Ministry has also obtained concurrence from the Ministry of Home Affairs for reopening of medical colleges in the states and UTs.
An NMC recommendation letter dated November 12 stated that medical colleges across the country must reopen on or before December 1, 2020, for the MBBS students already pursuing their course.
The letter from NMC also mentions restarting the facilities for both outpatients and inpatients management for non-Covid patients.
NMC requested, "the central government may issue necessary directions to all state governments for reopening of medical colleges and also make available non-COVID beds in the affiliated medical college hospitals to facilitate undergraduate medical training."