Creating Waves of Awareness
The objective of the university is to undertake study and research in homoeopathy and offer a five and a half year bachelors degree in homoeopathic medicine and surgery, B.Sc. nursing, three-year post
graduate courses, PhD courses, M.Sc. in Life Sciences, and to run various diploma and certificate courses.The Bill, passed unanimously by the House after a discussion on the penultimate day of the current session, will replace an ordinance
promulgated in October 2009 by the State Government, permitting the Dr.Madan Pratap Khunteta Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre Society to start a self-financing university in the private sector on a 33.78 acres area in village Sayapura in Sanganer tehsil of Jaipur district. The sponsors have deposited Rs.2 crore with
the Government to be utilized as endowment fund.Minister for Higher Education Jitendra Singh, who introduced the Bill, said a committee appointed by the State Government testified
sufficiency of the infrastructure for the university.The Minister said the sponsors, a registered society of 40 years standing, has been imparting education in homoeopathy on Station Road,
Jaipur.Dr. Jitendra Singh pointed out that the admissions to the Homeopathy University would be purely on the basis of merit and there is provision
in the Bill for a quota for students from SC,ST, Other Backward Classes,women and handicapped persons as per the policy of the State Government.
BJP leaders Gulab Chand Kataria and Rajendra Singh Rathore, who supported the Bill, said there was a need to monitor the universities in Rajasthan, including the State-run varsities, which were in a bad shape.