Health, Medical and Family Welfare Department ? Training in General Nursing ? Andhra Pradesh General Nurse Training  Institutions (Admission into General Nursing  Training and Grant of  permission to private schools of Nursing) Rules,  1997 ? Amendments to Rules ? Issued.




G.O.Ms.No.472                                                                         Dated : 20-10-1998

                                                                                                   Read the following :-


1.      G.O.Ms.No.313, HM&FW (M2) Deptt.,  Dated: 16-8-1997.

2.      G.O.Ms.No.139, HM&FW (M2) Deptt.,  Dated: 14-5-1998.

3.      From the Chairman, Selection Committee, Para Medical Institutions etc., D.O. Lr.No.39/SC/PMI/98, Dt. 21-2-98.

4.      From the General Secretary, A.P. Private Nursing  School Management Association, Hyderabad   Lr .No. NSMA/Hyd/F2/010/98, Dated: 11-6-1998.






            The following Notification will be  published in the Andhra Pradesh  Gazette:-




            In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 99 of the  Andhra Pradesh Education Act, 1982 (Act. 1 of 1982) the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following further amendments to the Andhra Pradesh General Nurse Training Institutions (Admission into General Nursing Training  and Grant of  Permission to private Schools of Nursing) Rules,  1997 issued in G.O.Ms.No.313, Health, Medical & Family welfare (M2) Department, Dated : 16-8-1997 and amended in G.O.Ms.No. 139, Health, Medical & Family Welfare  (M2) Department, Dated: 14-5-1998.




1.                  Under Rule- 17 (1) of rules Issued vide G.O.Ms.No. 313, Health, Medical  and Family Welfare (M2)  Department, Dated : 16-8-1997 the following shall be added as Clause ?:


?         Wherever any school of Nursing  is found to be not working satisfactorily  or in accordance with Government rules,  guidelines etc., the penalty of for feature  of security  deposit  shall be  imposed.


2.                  Rule-3 (2)  of the rules issued in G.O.Ms.No.313 Health, Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department, Dated 16-8-1997 as amended vide Sl.No. 1 of G.O.Ms.No.139, Health, Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department.  Dated 14-5-1998 is hereby repealed.


3.                  For rule 7 of the Rules amended at Item 5 of G.O.Ms.No. 139, Health, Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department, Dated : 14-5-1998 the following shall be  substituted namely :


?7.  The Convenor of the Selection Committee shall publish an advertisement in the main edition only in the two popular daily news  papers one of which be in Telugu inviting  applications in the prescribed from.  From the candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria  laid down under   rule  ? 6.  The  advertisement,  among  others,  should  indicate  the


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application fee payable, registration fee, the last ate of submission of the filled-in applications, the seats available in each institution, the tution fee payable etc.  an interval  of fifteen days shall be given between the date of publication and the last date fixed  for  issue of application forms there shall be again an interval of  fifteen days  between the last  date fixed for the  receipt of duly filled ? in application forms?.


4.                  For note 1 (a)  under rule 10 of the Rules substituted as at Sl.No. 6 of G.O.Ms.No. 139 Health, Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department, Dated : 14-5-1998 the following shall be  substituted namely:-

?Note (1) (a) One school of Nursing can have affiliation to note more than three Hospitals in order to have clinical attachment to a bed strength of 160.  In  any case no hospital either Government or Private  can allow a single bed in a  discipline to have clinical affiliation to more than one School of Nursing.  The Hospital or the Hospitals should be  within a Maximum distance of 25 K.Ms.  from the place where  School of Nursing is located.  The Director of Medical  Education shall maintain a list of Private Schools of Nursing  and the Private or the Government Hospitals to which  they stand affiliated in order to ensure that this stipulation is  strictly adhered to.  The Government shall have the powers to relax the rule in favour of the Institutions located in tribal or remote backward areas in appropriate cases either regarding the number of beds or the number of hospitals or the distance to be maintained between the location of the school of Nursing  and the Hospitals having clinical attachment?.





                                                                              RACHEL CHATEERJEE

                                                                            Secretary to Government



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

The Chairman, Selection Committee, Para-Medical

Institutions, Hyderabad.

The Registrar, A.P.N.M. Council, Hyderabad.

The Registrar, Indian nursing Council, New Delhi.

The Director of Printing and  Stationary and Stores Purchase (printing wing) Department, Hyderabad , for publication in the A.P. Gazette and to supply 100 copies of the  Gazette to this Department.


Copy to :       General Adminisration (Cabinet) Department.

         The Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister.

         The Private Secretary to Minister (HM&FW).

         The Private Secretary to Minister ( Social Welfare).

         The Private Secretary to Minister  (transport).

         The Private Secretary  to Secretary (HM&FW)

         The  Scrutiny  cell or Law Department.





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