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Nursing & Allied Healthcare colleges faces closure threat, raises issue of vacant seats in J&K

Last Updated on April 22, 2022 at 4:27 pm

Nursing and Allied Healthcare Colleges of Jammu and Kashmir are allegedly facing a closure threat since due to vacant seats. Association of Nursing and Allied Healthcare Colleges association appealed government to solve their grievances and issues particularly allowing admission against vacant seats.

President of Association of Nursing and Allied Healthcare Colleges Pankaj Sangral told Early Times that since the Board of Professional Entrance Examination has been authorized to fill the seats of paramedical courses in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, the fate of Private Colleges, offering various paramedical diploma courses, has deteriorated.

“Since all the colleges/institutes have not been allotted admissions by BOPEE for the last two sessions, almost all the colleges/institutes are near to closure,” he said. He further added that the seats of some of the Paramedical colleges are lying vacant since last two years.

In a recent press conference held all members in the conference appealed to the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Additional Chief Secretary Health and Medical Education to look into the matter and solve their grievances. Besides the Executive members of the Association, some new Administrators/ owners of different colleges from across the entire Jammu, Kathua, Rajouri, Udhampur, Akhnoor and Poonch were also present in the press conference.