Guidelines barring disabled students from studying MBBS unfair, says disability rights group to Health Minister
In a strongly worded letter to Union Health Minister J P Nadda, top disability rights group National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) has challenged the guidelines of the Medical Council of India (MCI).
Calling them arbitrary and blatantly discriminatory, the NPRD has asked Nadda to revise the guidelines that keep out students with disabilities.
The NPRD says that the MCI's process of framing guidelines leaves out doctors with disabilities and organisations representing disabled people.
These guidelines are arbitrary and blatantly discriminatory in nature.Read More