Govt constitutes 3-member team to hold talks with Dr KC

Published On: July 27, 2017 07:34 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 27: Government has formed a 3-member team led by secretary at Ministry of Education Shanta Bahadur Shrestha to hold talks with Dr Govinda KC.

According to Minister for Commerce, Meen Bishwakarma informed that the cabinet meeting held on Thursday decided to constitute the high-level team to address the demand of agitating Dr KC who began his 11th fast-unto-death from Monday. Secretary at Health Ministry Kiran Regmi and secretary at Prime Minister Office Gopi Mainali are the members of the team, informed Minister Bishwakarma  

Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr KC, who is also a professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), demanded that the government bring Medical Education Act, slash fees of postgraduate studies in medicine from Rs 3.1 million to Rs 2.2 million, appoint four assistant deans at IOM and campus chief immediately and probe into the irregularities of TU officials and take action against them.

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