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

On August 27, 2019, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has decided to increase the amount in the existing stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. The raised stipend was to given from the month of August. While medical interns at state-run hospitals have received the stipend, medical interns at civic-run hospitals allege that they are yet to receive their raised stipend

Mumbai: Medical interns at civic-run hospitals still to receive their raised stipendMedical 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 […]

Maharashtra: Dr Chandanwale appointed as additional joint director of DMER

Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean, of B J Medical College, Pune, has been appointed as new joint director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra. A few days ago, he was transferred to Pune by the Maharashtra government

Maharashtra: Dr Chandanwale appointed as additional joint director of DMEROn 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 […]

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

In what comes as a piece of good news for medical interns at the state and civic-run hospitals, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has decided to increase the amount in the existing stipend

Good News: Stipend set to increase from Rs 6,000 to 11,000 for govt internsThe 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 […]

Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume duty

On Wednesday, August 07, doctors from the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had gone on an indefinite strike. After a meeting with the Directorate of Medical Education (DMER) last evening, the organisation has decided to call off its strike

Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume dutyDoctors 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 […]

Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors

The Maharashtra government is set to bring in the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) against doctors of the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) who are currently on strike

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 […]

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

Resident doctors in Maharashtra have called off their proposed strike on Monday, April 8. The doctors have called off the strike after the Directorate of Medical Education and Research has disbursed the pending stipend to the medical colleges

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 […]

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

Over one thousand resident doctors from four medical colleges in Maharashtra are protesting against the government’s apathy. Resident doctors from Aurangabad Government Medical College have taken to the streets and have started selling fruits to mark their protest and draw attention in regards with their unpaid stipends

Maha: Resident doctors turn fruits-sellers to protest against unpaid stipend issueThe 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. […]

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

Resident doctors working in three government-run medical colleges in Maharashtra have not been paid their stipulated stipends since the past few months. This issue has mainly affected doctors working in the govt medical colleges of Nagpur, Nanded and Ambejogai (Beed district)

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 […]

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

The state government of Maharashtra has restarted the process of recruiting deans in government medical colleges in the state. Since awhile now, the post of deans have been lying vacant in several government medical colleges

Posts of dean lying vacant in seven govt medical colleges in MaharashtraThe 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 […]

Maha govt appoints committee to fix working hours of resident doctors

The duty hours of resident doctors working in government-run hospitals are soon going to be fixed. The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra has formed different committees to decide upon the working hours of resident doctors

Maha govt appoints committee to fix working hours of resident doctorsEarlier, 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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