KOCHI: The Kerala High Court yesterday stayed the medical course fee prescribed by justice PA Muhammad committee.The High Court also directed a renewed fee rate after agreeing to the demand of the self-financing managements which filed a petition on this. As per the new fees structure, the annual fee can be up to Rs3.5 lakh against 2.54 lakh suggested by Muhammed committee, the court stated.
The order was issued by an interim bench presided over by justice Ramachandran. The petitioners also sought to re-examine the right granted to Muhammad committee to fix the fee structure. In this the High Court also sent a notice to the committee and the state government.