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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the central government to set up an examination centre in Sringar for the 2018 post-graduate National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET).
In a letter to Union Health Minister J P Nadda, she said that around 2,000 aspirants from the Kashmir province, who would take the test on January 7, would have to face huge inconvenience due to unavailability of a centre in Srinagar.
The chief minister requested the the Union minister to intervene in the matter and have a centre established to save medical graduates of the region from difficulties.
Mufti's intervention came after several groups of students urged her to take up the matter with the Centre for the upcoming NEET (PG) exams.
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