Para Medical Education ? Sanction of Para Medical Courses Viz. Nursing Colleges,  Nursing Schools & Multipurpose Health Workers (Female) training Schools to Multi specialty Hospitals ? Number of additional Institutions ? Revised Orders ? Issued




G.O.Ms.No. 388                                                                     Dated .23rd September, 2002

                                                                                                Read the following:-


1.      G.O.Ms.No.401, HM&FW (M2) Dept., Dated: 29-9-1997.

2.      G.O.Ms.No. 161, HM&FW (M2) Dept. Dated: 26-5-1998.

3.      From  the Secretary, Selection Committee for para Medical Institutions, Hyderabad Lr. No. 254/CSCPMI/02, Dated: 17-4-2002.






            In the G.O. first read above orders have been issued prescribing (298) additional paramedical institutions of sanction in the State for the courses of Nursing,  Multi Purpose Health Workers (Female), Physiotherapy & other Para Medical  Categories, as indicated in detail in the annexure to that  order.


2.                  In G.O. 2nd  read above, orders have been  issued prescribing (37) B.Sc. Nursing courses & (5) Respiratory  Therapy Courses for sanction in Private Sector  as indicated in detail in the Annexure to that order.  The matter has been entrusted to the Committee constituted for the purpose to examine and scrutinize  the applications received from the interested parties for establishment of the above categories of the  Institutions.

3.                  In the Letter third read above,  the Secretary  Selection Committee for Para Medical  Institutions has reported that based on the Orders issued in G.Os. first and Second  read above, the Committee has invited application from the Private Educational Societies to apply for the courses mentioned in the above G.Os. and that huge numbers of applications are received in respect of  the  courses viz.,  Nursing College, Nursing school and Multipurpose Health Workers (Female) Training Schools particularly from twin cities of Hyderabad  and Secunderabad and from some Districts.

4.                  The Secretary, Selection Committee for Para Medical Courses has stated that the number of Para Medical Institutions proposed by the Cabinet  sub-Committee for each district are fixed in the year 1996 considering the situation at that time.  When  there were only a few multi specialty hospitals available in the State capital or in the Districts.  Subsequently, a good number of hospitals are coming up both in the state Capital as well as in the District Headquarters.  In addition to this, it is understood that there is a good demand for the trained nurses both in the country as well as in the foreign  countries.  These  developments need more number of trained nurses.  While reviewing the matter, the Committee felt that it would be appropriate to recommend to the Government to consider the sanction the above any of the three courses in the multi specialty hospitals where there is a bed strength of more than 200 in each of these hospitals even though there is no provision in the Districts for sanction of such courses based on the orders in G.O.Ms.No.401, Health, Medical & Family Welfare (M2) Department, Dt. 29-9-1997.  This will be in the best interest of imparting good education and proper training to the  students selected for these courses and also to secure employment either in the country or elsewhere.

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5.                  The Secretary, Selection Committee has requested that the Committee may be  authorized to consider the applications of multi specialty hospitals where there is a  bed strength of more than 200 either in the districts or in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

6.                  Government have examined the matter and in view o the circumstances it is considered to sanction the Nursing Colleges/Nursing Schools/ Multipurpose Health Workers (Female) Training Centres to the Multi Specialty Hospitals with 200 bed strength and which are adequately equipped keeping in view the opportunity available to such qualified persons to seek employment opportunities elsewhere in the country or abroad.  At the same time,  Government consider that the quality and standard of  training and education so imparted should be of high order so as to build a reputation  for the qualified candidates from the State.  Depending on the  infrastructure/standard available with each of the hospitals and which fulfill the prescribed norms of Government of India,  Government of Andhra Pradesh, Nursing Council of India,  Andhra Pradesh Nursing  Council, Director of Medical Education etc., the Selection Committee will make a specific recommendation for sanction of Course/ Courses as case may be.

7.                  Accordingly, Government hereby authorize the Selection Committee for Para Medical Institutions, Hyderabad to consider the applications of Multi Specialty Hospitals with bed strength of 200 either in the Districts or in twin cities of Hyderabad  and  Secunderabad for  starting Nursing Schools/ Multi Purpose Health Workers (Female) Schools or B.Sc. Nursing  Colleges, in modification  of the  orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.401, Health, Medical & Family Welfare (M2) Department, Dt: 29-9-1997 and G.O.Ms.No.161, Health, Medical & Family Welfare (M2) Department, Dt. 26-5-1998.

8.                  The Chairman, Selection Committee, Para Medical Institutions, Andhra Pradesh Secretariat, Hyderabad will take necessary further action in the matter accordingly.





                                                                               M. CHAYARATAN,

                                                         PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT.




The Chairman, Selection Committee for Para

Medical Institutions, A.P. Secretariat, Hyderabad.

All Members of the Committee.

The Director Medical Education, A.P., Hyderabad.

Copy to: HM&FW (K&D) Department.

Jt. Secy. To Chief Minister.

P.S to Min(HM &FW)

P.s. to Prl. Secy. (HM &FW)

P.A. to  Secy., CSCPMI.

The Registrar, NTRUHS, Vijayawada.

The President, APNMC&DME, A.P., Hyd.

P.S. to Secy. (F.W)



//Forwarded :: By order//



Section Officer