The death of a man in January due to the unavailability of a CT scan machine in Delhi’s hospitals did not just open a can of worms about public healthcare in the capital, it also proved to be hugely consequential for a medical college. The issue of governance of the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi University – believed to be buried for good in 2016 with a Delhi High Court stay order – has emerged again. For close to two decades, Delhi University – a central institution – and the Delhi government have squabbled over the responsibility of the government medical college. In 2016, the Delhi HC stayed a transfer to the Delhi government. On April 15, a committee with the dean of Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) as chairman and five other members was constituted to “examine all aspects of handing over/taking over of UCMS by GNCTD from Delhi University.