Kings International Medical Academy is once again on the headlines

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Kings International Medical Academy is once again on the headlines

Yes, you read that right!

Long story short, after completing medical studies abroad, students had to undergo an internship program at a fee of Rs. 3,54,000 at Dr. MGR Medical University. Undeniably, this posed major monetary stress on pockets for the students.

That’s when Dr. David K Pillai met the Health and Family Welfare Minister of the state, honourable Ma. Subramanian and handed over a requisition letter to him for lowering the fee.

Dr. David K Pillai

Following several meetings and extensive discussion, the honorable minister has finally accepted Dr. David K Pillai’s request. The medical internship fee at Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu has been slashed to Rs.29,400 on 29th July 2022.

However, even after more than 3 months, the G.O has not been issued. An attention-grabbing demonstration was held on behalf of the Tamil Nadu Medical Students Association (TNMSA FMG WINK) and Doctors Association for Social Equality (DASE) yesterday (2nd) in Valluvar Kottam, Chennai. A representative from Kings International Medical Academy also participated in the meeting.

Kings International Medical Academy

After expending so much in medical education abroad, it becomes burdensome for the students to pay such bigger amounts for the mandatory internship. Therefore, it is requested to issue the G.O immediately. In which the following resolutions were brought to the attention of the government.

As per the circular of the National Medical Commission, the demands for the immediate release of the degree providing the training period salary (Stipend) for the foreign medical graduate training doctors were emphasized.

 

Kings International Medical Academy have always endeavored to provide affordable education to meritorious students, especially those from middle-class and economically weaker backgrounds. This time also, Kings joined hands with Tamil Nadu Medical Students Association and Doctors Association for Social Equality to ease the financial stress by requesting for a cost reduction to the higher authority. 

 

 

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