AP Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas Urges Union Health Minister J P Nadda to lower the cut-off score of NEET to facilitate qualification of more students from AP.
AP Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas on Monday urged Union Health Minister J P Nadda to lower the cut-off score in the NEET exam to enable qualification of more students from the Andhra Pradesh State.
In a meeting with Union Health Minister, Kamineni said the reduction in the cut-off marks would help many students to qualify for their respective courses under the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
Kaminenin said, that the Union minister has accepted his request and guaranteed a positive outcome. This would mainly help to fill up the vacant seats including in government colleges, in non-clinical courses, Srinivas said. He also requested to facilitate a NEET exam Centre in tirupati which would be beneficial to the students of Rayalaseema region.
Already there were centers in Vizag and Vijayawada and we have requested another Centre in Tirupati to help students from Rayalaseema region,” he said.
Srinivas also insisted union Minister to speed up the process for setting up AIIMS at Mangalagiri.
Apart from AIIMS, Srinivas requested for three more super specialty blocks in existing district medical college hospitals..
The state government after having the discussion with CM Chandrababu Naidu, will submit the priority list of three locations for setting up the blocks, Srinivas Said.
There are some more requests from the state of Andhra Pradesh -virology lab in Guntur, A trauma Centre in Nellore and second tranche of funds for strengthening medical colleges.
Later, Kamineni also met Union Environment Minister Anil Dave to discuss the Kolleru issue.