Ketan Desai tenders his resignation from BJ Medical College

  • PTI, Ahmedabad
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  • Updated: May 08, 2010 17:13 IST

The tainted Medical Council of India (MCI) President Ketan Desai has tendered his resignation from the post of head of Urology Department at government-run BJ Medical college in Ahmedabad.

A copy of the resignation letter sent by Desai which was received at the BJ Medical college by post has also been forwarded to the Health and Family Welfare Department of the state government.

"We have received the copy of resignation submitted by Ketan Desai to the BJ Medical College administration," a senior state government official told PTI on Saturday.

Desai, initially worked as a professor at BJ Medical college and was later elevated as head of the department Urology at the medical college, a college official said.

Ketan Desai and three others were arrested by CBI last month in connection with a Rs 2 crore bribe for permitting a medical college in Punjab to admit students despite lack of infrastructure.

The four accused were booked by CBI under various provisions of Prevention of Corruption of Act, dealing with inducing a public servant to accept bribe, criminal misconduct and payment of money.

 

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