Ground Report | New Delhi: Big Medical Exams scam exposed; A scam like Vyapam has come to the fore in the Medical University located in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh the top state-run medical university that controls around 300 colleges, the university takes in around 80,000 students per year.
The Madhya Pradesh Ayurvigyan Vishwavidyalaya also known as the Medical Science University is the governing body of all medical, dental, nursing, paramedical, Ayurveda, homeopathy, Unani, yoga colleges in the state, which is now surrounded by allegations of fake mark sheets scam. The first examination was conducted for dental and nursing courses. It has been revealed that the students who did not appear in the examination were also passed.
Big Medical Exams scam exposed in MP
According to the NDTV report related to the matter presented in the High Court, there have been serious irregularities in the preparation of question paper to checking answer sheets, from revaluation to issuing mark sheets. Not only was the mark sheets issued by manipulating the numbers, but it was also passed to many such students who did not even sit in the examination.
Akhilesh Tripathi, whose RTI application led the probe, said, “Even after the matter came to light, there was no FIR against the company that produced the results. Only his contract was cancelled. The company did not even provide the data.” The university said that their office in Bangalore is closed due to the lockdown. Then the company moved the High Court against the termination.
“The company has gone to court. We have appointed a lawyer. The honorable court will decide,” the university’s registrar Dr. Prabhat Budhouliya said in a nutshell in response to NDTV’s questions about the probe.
As per the agreement between MU and contracting company Mindlogics Infratech, a private firm, the exchange of points should have taken place through a data exchange interface. So that it is always on record and can be monitored by senior officials, it is considered a safe process.
Company ‘s statement
The company said in an emailed statement that “the contract for managing their examination work was given to us during July 2018 and we have been working diligently on this project and have got multiple appreciation certificates as well, the latest one being on 22nd Feb 2021”.
The statement further said that “in the last few months, we have been subjected to various kinds of harassment by an official of the university due to inherent reasons. There was a lot of pressure on our project team by the said official to compromise on the sanctity of the examination.
“We are hopeful that the Hon’ble HC (High Court) will decide the matter on the basis of our submissions and render justice. Since the matter is sub-judice, we do not wish to comment on any individual officer whose credentials are also doubtful.” the company added.