Kamineni Srinivas, the health minister of Andhra Pradesh met with JP Nadda, Union Health Minister and requested for the low cut-off score in NEET in order to facilitate the qualification of more students.
During the meeting, Srinivas said "the reduction in the cut-off marks would help more students qualify for courses under the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test."
Andhra Pradesh Health minister's view
"The Union Health Minister accepted my request in principle and assured a positive outcome. The move would help fill up vacant seats, including in non-clinical courses, in government colleges,"Srinivas said.
The minister also made the request to establish NEET exam center n Tirupati in order to facilitate the students who lives in Rayalaseema region. "We have centers in Vijayawada and Vizag and have also made a request to establish another center in Tirupati to provide facility to the students from Rayalaseema region", he said.
Srinvas also talked to Nadda about setting AIIMS at Manglagiri.
"Apart from AIIMS, three more super speciality blocks in existing district medical college hospitals were requested. The state government will be submitting a priority list of three locations for setting up the blocks after a meeting with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu," he said.