India’s medical council reintroduces ID system to tackle “ghost faculty” problem in medical colleges

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 28 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2929
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

The Medical Council of India has announced that it will reinstate the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system to identify, track, and monitor teaching faculties to tackle the “ghost faculty” problem in medical colleges and institutions.1 The system was first established in 2009 but later discontinued.

K Ramesh Reddy, a member of the council, told The BMJ that the …

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