Recognition of institutions
16. (1) Any institution imparting or desiring to impart instruction in Unani or Ayurvedic system of medicine may apply for recognition under this Ordinance.
(2) An application for recognition shall be addressed to the Registrar and shall contain full information in respect of the following matters, namely:-
(a) the constitution and personnel of the managing body of the institution;
(b) the subject and courses in which it imparts or proposes to impart instruction;
(c) the equipment possessed by the institution and the number of students for whom accommodation and other provision has been or is proposed to be made;
(d) the strength and particulars of its staff, their salaries, qualifications and the research work to their credit;
(e) the fees levied or proposed to be levied and the financial provision made for capital expenditure on buildings and equipment and for the continued maintenance and efficient working of the institution.
(3) The Registrar shall place the application before the Board, and the Board may direct the Registrar to call for any further information which it may consider necessary and may also direct a local enquiry to be made by competent person or persons authorised by it in this behalf.
(4) After considering the report of such local enquiry, if any, and making such further enquiry as may appear to it to be necessary, the Board shall, subject to the approval of the Government, grant or refuse to grant recognition.
(5) When recognition is granted to an institution under this section, the name of the institution shall be published by the Board in the official Gazette.