CHANDIGARH: After the draft countrywide training coverage (DNEP) was thrown open to pointers, Independent School’s Association (ISA) Chandigarh has organized an in depth report with remarks on its impact on personal unaided faculties.
As in step with the ISA document, the DNEP committee has completely disregarded the issues bobbing up for private colleges by using the compulsory reservation of 25% of students from the economically weaker sections.
The ISA asked, “When all private faculties are already not-for-earnings, why should the repayment paid to them not be the same as the rate charged from other paying students.”
“Most states pay most effective a meager amount as repayment, that too best for the access stage training. For the subsequent training, no compensation has been paid for about 6 years. Extending the guideline up until to Class XII will best make the scenario worse for personal schools,” ISA said.
The colleges’ body also got here down heavily on NCERT. In the DNEP, one of the chapters shows revision of the National Curriculum Framework and writing countrywide textbooks with nearby content and flavor via the NCERT. To this, ISA commented that even as the NCERT is the mainframe in its area, it can be referred to that the countrywide frame has proved distinctly inefficient inside the past.
“The books posted by means of it aren’t simplest poorly laid out with outdated factors and illustrations, however, are shoddily printed on the poorest first-class paper. They are rarely available on time and are authored with the aid of big committees headed by way of learned professors of training, who do no longer have even days enjoy coaching in schools. The books are not simplest full of grammatical mistakes, however additionally comprise misguided information,” stated ISA within the document.
“The ultimate time these books have been revised changed into in 2006,” said one of the member college’s head.
ISA recommended that a observe of the curriculum designs of nations like Norway should be undertaken and the NCERT should induct authors versed in lecture room teaching. “It would be most perfect that the NCERT restrict itself to framing the curriculum/ syllabi and let non-public publishers make textbooks for its approval. The authorities can devise some different techniques for rate manipulate of textbooks,” the faculties body said.
One of the affiliation participants said the record has been circulated the various member colleges for further feedback and the identical could then be sent to the Union human aid improvement ministry.
The new schooling coverage draft became currently made public for objections opinions and tips from various stakeholders.
PGI strike to hit 10,000 patients
CHANDIGARH: The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), PGI on Friday introduced to go on an indefinite strike in a selection as a way to affect 10,000 sufferers — the day by day footfall at OPDs — and brought about the postponement of 350 surgical procedures.
The affiliation determined to follow AIIMS, New Delhi, in its protest against the number of the provisions in the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill exceeded in the Rajya Sabha these days, announcing the withdrawal of resident doctors from all offerings except emergencies and ICU until their demands are met from Saturday.
“We have requested for amendments in certain provisions in the Bill. We strongly oppose the Bill in its current form,” stated Dr. Uttam Thakur, president, ARD, PGI.
Government Multi-specialty Hospital, Sector sixteen, and Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32 will function as every day.
As many as 1,500 resident docs shape the backbone of PGI as they guy OPDs and emergencies. “We have determined to run the in-affected person offerings with the assist of school. But OPDs will no longer be controlled. At any given time, there are 2, four hundred patients in health facility wards and ICUs. The needs of resident doctors are reasonable. We will, but, render our services as we’ve got were dealing with such issues in the beyond,” stated professor J S Thakur, president, PGI Faculty Association.
There are fifty-six operation theatres in PGI. Also, resident docs are often stationed inwards. “With four hundred school participants, PGI plans to handle the in-patient services, but it will no longer be smooth. Usually, in a ward resident, medical doctors prepare the medical history of sufferers and follow them up. The advice of consultants who come on rounds is taken,” stated a senior physician in PGI.