After the Publish Graduate Institute of Medical Training and Analysis (PGIMER) refused to proceed its joint nuclear drugs programme with Panjab College (PU), the Bhabha Atomic Analysis Centre (BARC) has suggested the varsity to submit a contemporary proposal to run the course with different preparations.
PGIMER had in August conveyed to the varsity that it’s going to not renew the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to run the joint course.
As a part of the programme, college students within the second yr of the course used to bear coaching at PGIMER. The institute has now began its personal unbiased MSc nuclear drugs know-how programme.
PGIMER has nonetheless agreed to grant interim aid for college students admitted by PU for the tutorial session 2021-22 (ending in June 2023) and permit coaching for this batch.
No contemporary admissions this yr
In absence of the MoU with PGIMER, PU has not carried out admissions to the course for this session.
Restarting the nuclear drugs course was additionally on the long run agenda of Supinder Kaur’s workforce, who gained the lately held Panjab College Academics Affiliation (PUTA) elections. Kaur stated that the nuclear drugs division was amongst few departments which was working with minimal school and producing most output when it comes to analysis and placement for college students.
“The college should instantly begin the admissions within the course with out inflicting any additional harm to the college and its status,” she stated, including that the school member of the division needs to be retained in personal division.
It’s learnt that the College has issued an order to quickly switch the school member of the division to the biophysics division until the course is restarted.
PU’s dean college instruction (DUI) Renu Vig, stated, “The college is exploring the probabilities for working the course as college students must go for medical coaching for one yr.”