Nepal | December 11, 2019

GMC students file complaint with DMLI

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, March 11

Students and activists today filed a complaint at Department of Money Laundering Investigation seeking a probe on property details of the management committee members and staffers of Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Centre.

Activist Pritam Subedi, Bijay Babu Siwakoti and student of same college Anit Sinha filed the complaint seeking investigation of property details of Chief Executive Officer of the college Santosh Khanal, Exam Controller Laxman Prasad Sharma, staffer Tilak Paudel and storekeeper Krishna Paudel.

“On March 5, we had filed a complaint and requested investigation of property details of Chairman Khuma Aryal, Administrative Officer Krishna Prasad Ghimire, Principal Rabindra Prasad Shrestha, Finance Controller Yuvraj Sharma, accountant Hari  Maya Paudel and staffer Dinesh Paudel,” said Pritam Subedi, a medical education reform activist.

“After initial investigation, involvement of other members of the committee was also found. So, with the help of medical students of the college, we filed the complaint today as well,” he said.

Medical students of GMCTHRC have been staging protest for the last 40 days demanding that the extra fee charged by the college be returned to students.

The college charges extra fee under the headings: miscellaneous, annual fees, library charge, field visit, transportation, sports,  internal exam fees, whole body check-up and so on,” said Anit Sinha, an MBBS student of 2016 batch.

 


A version of this article appears in print on March 12, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.


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