Bhubaneswar: Nursing Students Rally at Master Canteen stopped the vehicular movement for more than an hour. More than five thousand students from Fifty six private and government ANM Training college participated in this Rally. These colleges are approved by State Government Health and Family Welfare Department and also by the Indian Nursing Council. The students have passed the exam in 2006-07. They have got the certificates but yet to receive the Registration Number. Examinations for the batches of 2007-08 and 2008-09 has not been conducted when the State High Court has ordered to do so.
Earlier the Nursing students had protested twice before the State Assembly for these demands but the State Government have done nothing to solve the issue. The Nursing Students also informed that the State Government has conducted examination in sixteen Government ANM Schools for the session 2009-10 which are not approved by the Indian Nursing Council (INC).