Students of the undergraduate and post-graduate dental programs of the D Y Patil Dental College and Hospital in Pimpri city stated they’ve been requested to take Covid-19 take a look at earlier than leaving from their respective cities and attain faculty not less than two weeks previous to the examination and get quarantined.
The college students and their mother and father have demanded that the exams be postponed in view of the Covid-19 state of affairs.
The faculty authorities, nevertheless, stated all security measures, screening, social distacning norms, sanitation shall be adopted throughout the examination.
This examination was imagined to be held within the first half of the 12 months. But because of the coronavirus state of affairs, it had been postponed, they stated.
A relative of one of many college students, who doesn’t wish to be named, stated, “The administration has requested the scholars to return to the faculty by the primary week of September and get quarantined for 2 weeks earlier than showing for the examination within the third week of that month.”
“Everyone is aware of the state of affairs in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad. Besides, there’s a COVID-19 isolation facility on the faculty campus. Despite all this, the faculty is asking college students to return and seem for the examination,” he stated.
He added that the faculty ought to postpone the exams because the coronavirus state of affairs in Pimpri Chinchwad isn’t good.
“Since many of the college students are from out of the state, they should come both by airplane or bus and there are a threat of contracting the an infection within the course of,” he stated.
According to the relative, the scholars have been requested to take Covid-19 take a look at earlier than leaving the respective metropolis.
The faculty is affiliated to Dr D Y Patil Vidyapeeth, deemed-to-be-university.
Its Vice Chancellor, Dr N J Pawar, nevertheless, reassured the mother and father and college students that the faculty has taken all of the precautions to conduct the examination of over 150 college students of the BDS and MDS programs.
“I reassure the scholars and fogeys that the faculty has taken all the required steps to make sure that all the protection measures, screening, social distancing norms, sanitation shall be adopted throughout the conduct of the exams,” he added.
As a precuationary measure, the stuents have been requested to take Covid-19 take a look at in order that they’re utterly assured earlier than beginning the journey.
“We have already performed the examination of our medical streams and the outcomes of that exams are additionally declared. All these college students who handed the exams are at present serving within the present disaster state of affairs,” he stated.
He added that Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India are of the opinion that manpower (medical practitioners) are wanted on this present state of affairs.
Dr Pawar stated that hostels shall be made accessible for quarantine.
“There is not any drawback for the 159 college students to look for the examination because the there’s sitting capability of 250 folks the place will probably be performed,” he stated.