Stipend issue: Medicos hold protest, urge DME to conduct inquiry into alleged irregularities of private medical colleges
Telangana: The PG medicos of private medical colleges of Telangana recently protested in front of the Director of Medical Education office demanding payment of stipend. The PG medicos alleged that the private medical colleges are not paying stipends to them.
The protesters were the members of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha and they have also submitted representations regarding the same to the concerned authorities.
While submitting a representation, the medicos who are the members of Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morch have also requested the authorities is to look into the matter and take necessary steps in order to alleviate the problems regarding the stipend issue.
Commenting on the whole issue, Bhanu Prakash, the state president of BJYM told Times of India, " private medical colleges are depositing money into the students' account to show they are paying stipend but are taking the money back."
He further added," if a student questions the management and refuses to return the stipend he/she is targeted." The group alleged that this is a scam that is going on for a while and it is worth rupees 150 crores as all the private colleges are following almost the same procedure. Hence the aggravated medicos have protested in front of DME seeking a thorough investigation regarding the matter.