Navigation Links
Punjab University Reserves Seats for AIDS and Cancer Students

The Punjab University has reserved seats for students suffering from AIDS and cancer in various courses in its colleges .

The University has reserved one seat for each of the fifty-six courses that it offers for people affected by AIDS or suffering from cancer.

However, the university feels that one seat reserved in every course will be sufficient for the time being, since it do not expects many patients queuing up for the seat.

"I don't wish that there should be too many patients as for the time being we have reserved one seat and it will be extended if necessary," said Vice Chancellor of the University, R C Sobti.

The university will not reveal the identities of the students who will be admitted under the new reservation criteria, and a total secrecy of identities will be maintained to ensure that those students do not get harassed or suffer from any social stigma.

Meanwhile, students at the university have welcomed the move.

"I don't have any problem with it and I don't think my classmates will also have a problem with it. And I do think it is a good step that they have taken," said Arjun Khanna, a first year graduation student.

Recently, a new U N backed government estimate has put the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in India at 2.47 million, less than half of previous official estimates.

And although the country reported its first case over 20 years ago, many still face acute stigma due to a lack of awareness and misconceptions about the disease.

"I mean they (AIDS and Cancer patients) have equal rights to get educated. A disease shouldn't stop anyone from getting educated," said Kanval Chaddha, another college student.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Punjabis Transfer Taste From Chicken To Prawns
2. Punjab Government To Clamp Down On Sex Determination Tests
3. Punjab Government Told To Explain Illegal Kidney Transplantations
4. Provisional Fees For Medical Courses Fixed By Punjab Government
5. IMA, Punjab, Gives Call For Medical Bandh On May 25
6. OPDs stopped, health services crippled in Punjab, Haryana
7. Medicos In Punjab, Haryana Contemplating Drastic Steps
8. Medicos Call Off Strike In Punjab, Haryana And Chandigarh
9. Drug addiction higher in rural Punjab: study
10. Punjab Plans of Banning Sex Determination Kit from US
11. Obesity: A Notorious Problem among People of Punjab
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... MB ... a new $11,250,000 senior credit facility to Sunrise, Florida-based Management Health Systems, LLC, ... used to facilitate a recapitalization of MedPro led by Harren Equity Partners. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... Tranquility acoustic and privacy panel system. , The Tranquility privacy panel system ... a collaborative office environment. Tranquility panels help reduce noise and provide the visual ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Tribble Insurance Agency, a family owned ... region, is inaugurating a charity event to honor Chad Phillip Dermyer, a local police ... year, Chad Phillip Dermyer and his fellow officers were conducting routine stops of suspects ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... For the second consecutive ... of Connecticut (RMACT) have earned “Top Doctor” awards. Dr. Mark Leondires, Dr. Spencer ... each been chosen by their peers for the 2017 list based on their ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Sales Focus Inc. (SFI), a ... the US market. , Over the past 20 years SFI has been recognized as ... has launched six new clients into the US market. The new clients include: ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ) announced ... set the bar for excellence in customer satisfaction. The ... rating among radiation treatment delivery systems in the U.S., ... Briefing™. The most recent ratings trend also shows Accuray ... for 11 of the past 12 quarters. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017 Shire plc (LSE: ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt ... Application (NDA) for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, mixed amphetamine ... once-daily treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The FDA is ... 20, 2017, the designated Prescription Drug User Fee Act ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... The global  pacemaker market  is expected to reach USD ... Inc. The heightening prevalence of cardiac conditions coupled with the availability of medical ... addition, technological enhancements in these devices are supporting the expansion of this vertical. ... ... Grand View Research Logo ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: