Chandigarh, Dec. 4 -- Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, is yet to purchase necessary equipment for a skill lab to be set-up as per the guidelines of Medical Council of India (MCI) by December 31.

The officials at the medical college said the space for the lab had been identified in the J-Block of the hospital and that they are expediting the process to purchase the required equipments.

According to the MCI guidelines, it will be mandatory for MBBS students at medical colleges across the country to practice and improve skills pre-specified in the curriculum. Students need to undergo training on models or manikins for various procedures such as intramuscular injection (IM), intravenous (IV) injections, catheter insertion a...