A bench comprising Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Justice Sanjiv Khanna ordered Kannur Medical College (KMC) to deposit Rs 15,72,89,020 with the admission supervisory committee (ASC) inside one month together with full particulars of guardians or college students and their financial institution accounts. The ASC ought to disburse and make funds to the guardians or college students, the courtroom directed. The order got here whereas contemplating appeals filed by Lalitha RNath and 24 others difficult Kerala High Court’s order of May 29, 2020 staying KUHS’ resolution to deny affiliation to KMC for MBBS and post-graduate programs for 2020-21.
The courtroom additionally requested ASC to problem recent notices to the remaining college students, round 92, to study their claims concerning precise quantities (as well as to government-approved charges) paid to KMC on the idea of supplies produced by them and move orders. The orders by ASC could be challenged earlier than the excessive courtroom, the SC mentioned.
Further, the courtroom ordered KMC to deposit Rs 25 crore with ASC and requested ASC to disburse the cash on the idea of orders handed by it or by the excessive courtroom.
KMC can be entitled to declare affiliation and admit college students solely after they’ve deposited Rs 15.72 crore and Rs 25 crore and upon satisfying all statutory situations, the courtroom mentioned. If KMC fails to make the funds as ordered, the order handed by ASC and KUHS denying or rejecting KMC’s utility for continuation of affiliation for 2020-21 and future tutorial years would proceed, the Supreme Court’s order said.
As KMC has not disputed the quantity of Rs 15.72 crore, the scholars or guardians will likely be properly inside their rights to method authorities for enforcement and cost if KMC fails to deposit the cash as directed, the courtroom mentioned.