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Mumbai: Medical interns at civic-run hospitals still to receive their raised stipend

Medical interns from the Association of State Medical Interns (ASMI), Maharashtra stated that interns at BMC associated colleges such as Nair, KEM, LTMMC (Sion) and Nair Dental Hospital, have not received the raised stipend. All the other medical colleges have got the stipend of Rs 11,000. Medical interns from the Association of State Medical Interns […]

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Maharashtra: Dr Chandanwale appointed as additional joint director of DMER

On Tuesday, October 01, the state government issued the orders, of appointing Dr Ajay Chandanwale, as new Additional Joint Director, Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharashtra Dr Chandanwale, who is currently, Dean of B J Medical College, and Sassoon hospital, Pune will continue to hold on to the position. In a major development, Dr […]

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Good News: Stipend set to increase from Rs 6,000 to 11,000 for govt interns

The stipend issue has been a bone of contention time and again with the medical students and state government. This is a positive step in resolving issues. Finally, the interns will receive the reward for what they have been fighting for over the past few years. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr T P […]

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Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume duty

Doctors from around 16 colleges had withdrawn their services. The doctors were protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill and increase of stipend amount The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involved more than 4,000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The state government had also proposed to impose the MESMA Act over resident doctors if […]

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Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors

  Doctors across Maharashtra have gone on strike from August 07. Doctors from Mumbai’s government and civic-run hospitals also participated in the strike. The residents from government medical colleges in Mumbai are protesting at Azad Maidan. The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involves more than 4000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The government has taken […]

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Maha: Resident doctors withdraw their strike on the pending stipend issue 

Resident doctors of four government medical colleges in Maharashtra have not been paid their stipend for the past few months. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Praful Mahakalkar, President, MARD, Latur Government Medical College said, “We have not been paid the stipend for the past five months. We had given the prior ultimatum to […]

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Maha: Resident doctors turn fruits-sellers to protest against unpaid stipend issue

The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) are protesting over non-payment of stipend. Resident doctors from government medical college Ambajogai, Beed, Latur, Aurangabad, and Nagpur have joined the protest from Monday, December 24. In order to mark their protest, the resident doctors are wearing a black ribbon on their hands as a mark of solidarity. […]

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Maha: Resident doctors threaten to on strike due to unpaid stipend issue 

The resident doctors of three Government Medical Colleges in Maharashtra have threatened to go on strike. The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written a letter to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) in regards with this issue. The resident doctors have given an ultimatum to the state government. They have stated […]

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Posts of dean lying vacant in seven govt medical colleges in Maharashtra

The posts of the dean have been handed over to other doctors as acting-dean of the institution. Along with JJ Hospital in Mumbai, there are six other hospitals without a dean. The government medical colleges at Jalgaon, Gondia, Akola, Yavatmal, Chandrapur, Ambejogai are currently functioning without a dean. These positions haven’t been filled in since […]

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Maha govt appoints committee to fix working hours of resident doctors

Earlier, there were no guidelines in place to determine the working hours or what type of work was to be assigned to resident doctors in their first, second, and third year of residency. There is a high workload on resident doctors due to a shortage of doctors in government hospitals. On September 25, The Bombay […]

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