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CBI Director Privately Met Five Times With Disgraced Ex-MCI President Ketan Desai As Corruption Case Against Desai Still Lingers In CBI Court

After Supreme Court intervened in the ongoing coal-scam case, it is revealed yesterday that CBI Director, Ranjit Sinha, met with many notorious accused who have been charged with corruption including disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, who was caught red-handed by CBI in 2010 for taking bribe from a private medical college allegedly in exchange of granting MCI recognition for MBBS course. At present, Dr. Desai is free on bail as his trial is being delayed due to stay on legal grounds.  We wonder what prompted the head of CBI to meet Dr. Desai in private when his own agency is still conducting criminal investigation against Desai for bribery and corruption.  It is common knowledge that Dr. Desai has been the supreme leader of medial mafias who are primarily responsible for ruining medical education and causing deep decay in the standard of medical practice across India.

It may be noted that in 2001, Dr. Desai, then MCI president, was removed by Delhi High Court which dubbed MCI as a “den of corruption” and directed CBI to investigate and prosecute Dr. Desai and his cronies in MCI.  But after a long-drawn botched investigation, CBI gave a clean chit to Dr. Desai which prompted him to return to MCI and elected “unopposed” as the MCI president again in 2009.  But within a year, he was again trapped through a sting operation for taking bribe as the entire MCI was dissolved in 2010.  While Dr. Desai is still roaming free on bail and already managed to put many of his known cronies at top positions in the newly formed MCI, we now know that he is not sitting idle as he repeatedly met with the top boss in CBI seemingly in order to obtain another clean chit from the highest law-enforcing agency in the country.

Ironically, some news media have already claimed that Dr. Desai has been cleared from all corruption charges by CBI in 2012 (see TOI report below).  This information is totally false as in an email dated October 23, 2013 written to PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, the main investigating officer (I.O.) of CBI has categorically admitted that corruption case in Delhi and Lucknow against Dr. Desai are still waiting for the trial to begin (see CBI email below).  We hope that the shocking revelation that Dr. Desai met CBI Director in his residence would prompt the new BJP government and Prime Minister to take immediate and decisive action to assure that equitable justice must be sustained for the most corrupt medical leader and worst enemy of healthcare delivery system in India.

TOI (Sept 5, 2014) Desai meets CBI chief

CBI email on Ketan Desai (Oct, 2013)

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  • agrwl September 6, 2014, 2:13 am

    People for betterment of
    Foreign Medical Graduates
    President: R K Agrawal,
    231, Lalbaug, Morbi-2
    Gujarat
    Dt.30.08.2014
    To,
    Health minister,
    Govt of India,
    New Delhi
    Sub:- Providing level playing field to foreign medical graduates.

    Ref:- 1. PBFMG letter dated 30.06.2014 titled “ Plight of foreign medical graduates & ways to improve supply of competent doctors while eliminating all types of incompetent doctors.
    2. PBFMG letter dated 30.06.2014 titled ‘ Plight of foreign medical graduates’
    3. PBFMG letter dated 10.07.2014 titled ‘ National exit exam for medical graduates.

    R sir,
    We on behalf of PBFMG hearty congratulate you & the committee formed by your good self for having come up with the brilliant proposal of exit exam which ensures uniform standards in medical education by making it mandatory for permanent registration & at the same time not affecting supply by innovative provision of temporary registration.

    We also congratulate you & the committee to incorporate mandatory provisions to appear & pass the test for permanent registration, thereby overturning the malafide intention of MCI, giving option to local graduates to by pass the exam, to avoid scrutiny of doctors produced by medical mafia controlled private colleges under MCI’s own corrupt system. Hope, its their last try to avoid scrutiny of doctors produced by these dubious colleges. Let the people know if their competency level before allowing them to play with their life.

    Scores of private medical colleges openly auction their seats in crores & pass them from their own private universities by taking crores again. Concerns regarding standards of education in such colleges are systematically overlooked by MCI, deciding their recognition & derecognition based on the weight of suitcase such colleges carry for likes of ketan desai in MCI.

    Foreign medical graduates, on the other hand, are the committed souls to this profession, having earned their admission in adverse terrains, without paying a single paisa by way of black money & donations to MCI or the medical mafia. Their admissions were till recently directly monitored by MCI by way of eligibility certificate. The process was much cleaner than the way private college mafia takes admission in their colleges by open auction of seats through daily advertisement in local newspapers.
    Still private college mafia in convenience with likes of ketan desai in MCI, having received no black money or donation from foreign students, has long been branding foreign graduates as incompetent by subjecting them to highly discriminatory level of screening test designed purposely to fail students to incite fear psychosis of not to go abroad & rather fall pray to private college seats, filled at huge donations. It is requested to direct MCI to desist itself from branding of foreign graduates as incompetent till relative level of competence is established by uniform application of exit exam to foreign graduates vis-a-viz medical mafia controlled private college graduates.

    MCI in its history since independence didn’t find a single doctor fit for major penalty. It was foreign experienced doctor, who lost her wife while travelling to india, who compelled MCI to take few such steps in recent time through various litigations in which MCI was seen taking side of negligent doctors but MCI was forced to swallow her words, & thereby tought some lessions in competency to MCI itself.

    It is therefore requested to give level playing field to foreign medical graduates by applying all the provisions of exit exam including the provisions of temporary registration uniformly in toto, in letter & in sprit to allow fair comparison of foreign medical graduates vis-a-vis medical mafia controlled private college graduates & let the country know the actual competency level of both.

    Uniform application of exit exam to all, even if he is a foreigner, is the established norm world over. USA ,Canada, austrailia, newzealand or even the least developed Nepal follow this principal. In our case, these foreign graduates are not even foreigners. They are the very sons of mother india.

    If at all india chooses to play in the hands of media mafia & likes of ketan desai in MCI once again & apply different yard stick for local & foreign graduates, which I am sure it will not, then india will have the dubious distinction of being the only country in the whole world, doing so.

    This will send wrong signals the world over that medical mafia & likes of ketan desai in MCI still prevails in the country irrespective of political party in power.

    I sincerely hope BJP will not let it happen.

    Thanking you,

    yours faithfully,

    (Rk agrawal)

    Copy to Respected Prime Minister of PMO India

    Copy to medical council of india

  • agrwl September 6, 2014, 3:52 am

    Scores of private medical colleges openly auction their seats in crores & pass them from their own private universities by taking crores again. Concerns regarding standards of education in such colleges are systematically overlooked by MCI, deciding their recognition & derecognition based on the weight of suitcase such colleges carry for likes of ketan desai in MCI.
    We also congratulate health minister & the committee to incorporate mandatory provisions to appear & pass the test for permanent registration, thereby overturning the malafide intention of MCI, giving option to local graduates to by pass the exam, to avoid scrutiny of doctors produced by medical mafia controlled private colleges under MCI’s own corrupt system. Hope, its their last try to avoid scrutiny of doctors produced by these dubious colleges. People of india have every right to know if these graduates have basic minimum skills before allowing them to play with their life. Medical fraternity in control of medical mafia is up in arms to oppose scrutiny of these dubious colleges. But as it is people of india who suffer, please sign the petition in support of exit exam
    https://www.change.org/p/health-minister-providing-level-playing-field-to-foreign-medical-graduates

  • agrwl September 6, 2014, 9:22 am

    MEDICO LEGAL ACTION GROUP HAS BLOCKED ME. IT SHOWS IT WORKS IN CLOSE ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL MAFIA. THE CURRENT PRESIDENT IS EX PRESIDENT OF IMA. IT SEEMS THESE MEDICAL ENTITIES R EXCLUSIVE CLUB OF DOCTORS AS IF GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT PART OF HEALTH CARE OR THEY THINK PUBLIC HAS NO SAY IN HEALTHCARE. I CONDEMN THIS BEHAVIOR OF MLAG

  • agrwl September 6, 2014, 9:25 am

    MEDICO LEGAL ACTION GROUP HAS BLOCKED ME. I ONLY CRITICIZED THE CRORES OF DONATION PRIVATE COLLEGES CONTROLLED BY MEDICAL MAFIAIT TAKES IN RETURN OF MEDICAL SEATS. THUS PRODUCING MONEY HUNGRY DOCTORS N NEDD TO CURB THE SAME. IT SHOWS IT WORKS IN CLOSE ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL MAFIA. THE CURRENT PRESIDENT IS EX PRESIDENT OF IMA. IT SEEMS THESE MEDICAL ENTITIES R EXCLUSIVE CLUB OF DOCTORS AS IF GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT PART OF HEALTH CARE OR THEY THINK PUBLIC HAS NO SAY IN HEALTHCARE. I CONDEMN THIS BEHAVIOR OF MLAG

    • pbtindia September 6, 2014, 9:52 pm

      Please stop posting the same letter over and over again at this site.

      • a September 16, 2014, 3:54 pm

        ok sir

  • Rajesh September 8, 2014, 3:01 pm

    CBI is totally corrupt, Everyone knows that. Lokpal had asked the CBI to be an independent body. Hopefully that will solve this issue.

    • B.Ravi Kumar September 12, 2014, 6:39 am

      Yes, that is the only remedy.