#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Education holds key to making Maharashtra a healthy state’

Maharashtra is a progressive and culturally rich state with a booming economy. Healthy people or the health of citizens is the prime objective of the state as it helps improve the entire nation's health and well-being

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Education holds key to making Maharashtra a healthy state’A state can be healthy if healthcare services are patient-centric. Affordable, assessable and advanced medical care facilities are the three paramount pillars of the healthcare system. As a state, we need to create a robust mechanism, by which we can strengthen our medical professionals by equipping them so they can tackle the health issues as […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: Maha Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launches coffee table book titled ‘Healthy Maharashtra’

At an event in Nashik today, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the coffee table book titled ‘Healthy Maharashtra – A Vision Document by Eminent Doctors. The book is a compilation of opinions and suggestions of various doctors whose aim is to make Maharashtra a healthy state

#HealthyMaharashtra: Maha Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launches coffee table book titled ‘Healthy Maharashtra’The book was launched by the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday, September 18 in Nashik. My Medical Mantra has been focusing on health-related issues, that are of public importance. Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan also graced the occasion. While speaking at the event, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fanavis, said, “This is a very […]

Medical interns meet Girish Mahajan, call off strike after gaining assurance

Interns from the Association of State Medical Interns (ASMI) had a meeting with Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan on Wednesday, July 17. The interns spoke about the issues plaguing them and raised their demand for an increase in stipend

Medical interns meet Girish Mahajan, call off strike after gaining assuranceThe meeting took place at the official residence of the medical education minister. During the meeting, the medical interns stated that they have been demanding an increase in stipend since 2015. They want their stipend to be increased from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 15,000. Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, Secretary Medical Education, Dr Tatyarao Lahane, Director, Directorate […]

#MumbaiRains: Maha govt directs hospitals to create separate wards to tackle monsoon-related emergencies

The Konkan belt has been facing nature’s fury since the arrival of the monsoon. On July 01 and 02, the heaviest downpour since 2005 inundated Mumbai, delaying trains and planes and spurring the city administration to declare a public holiday. Monsoon rains caused wall collapses that killed 27 people in Mumbai and Pune

#MumbaiRains: Maha govt directs hospitals to create separate wards to tackle monsoon-related emergenciesIncessant rainfall over the night has brought Mumbai to a standstill as several parts of the city is still under the water. Heavy rain has also lashed Palghar and Pune. There is no sign of relief from the non-stop downpour even for the next three days as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy […]

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra

On Saturday, June 15, Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan met Union Health Minister in Delhi and apprised Dr Harsh Vardhan about the need of increasing the MBBS seats. The union health ministry has responded positively and has increased the number of medical seats in Maharashtra by 970 seats 

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for MaharashtraThe union health ministry has approved an increase of 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra. The total seats increased all over India is 4,465 Maharashtra has witnessed the highest number of increase in seats compared to other states The union health ministry has issued the orders on Friday, June 21 Maharashtra Chief Minister […]

Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act

In response to Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case, the state government of Maharashtra has decided to form a committee to look into the aspect of strengthening the Anti-Ragging Act

Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act Soon the Anti-Ragging Act in Maha will be strengthened. The government is deliberating to toughen the act, after the unfortunate incident of Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide at the hostel in Nair Hospital. The committee will also look into the student-teacher relationship and communication aspect. The members who are appointed to this committee are Praveen Dixit […]

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approval

The medical education minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan had a meeting with the union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in Delhi on Saturday, June 15. The meeting ended on a sweet note as the union health minister has given an in-principle nod to several key demands which will help boost Maharashtra’s health infrastructure

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approvalThe Union Health Minister and Girish Mahajan discussed various issues pertaining to medical education and increasing the health infrastructure in Maharashtra. The Union Health Minister has in-principle approval the demands raised by the Maharashtra government in the meeting. Soon, undergraduate medical seats (MBBS) in Maharashtra are set to increase. The Union Health Ministry has given […]

Exclusive: New committee to be formed to examine current rules on ragging

New rules and regulations will soon be formed on ragging in Maharashtra. After an unfortunate incident, wherein a 23-year-old medical student from Nair Hospital committed suicide on Wednesday, May 22. The state health department has formed a committee to frame new rules and regulations

Exclusive: New committee to be formed to examine current rules on raggingDr Payal Tadvi took this drastic step as she was being harassed by three senior doctors, she could not take it any longer and took this grave step. The Mumbai Police has booked the resident doctors and an investigation is underway. Taking a serious note of this matter, Maharashtra’s medical education minister Girish Mahajan has […]

#HealthyNeta: Yoga is the secret to Urmila’s fitness on the campaign trail

Health and fitness is not new to Bollywood superstars and Urmila Matondkar has been blazing the campaign trail this election season

#HealthyNeta: Yoga is the secret to Urmila’s fitness on the campaign trailYesteryear star Urmila Matondkar joined the Congress in March to contest the Mumbai North seat. She has entered the political fray for the first time but she has been turning heads on the campaign trail. The general election is a key time for any politician. Apart from seeking votes, they focus on their health and […]

#HealthyNeta: Girish Mahajan’s fitness secret revealed

With the election fever running high across the country and several politicians in the fray to stake a claim in the Lok Sabha elections, My Medical Mantra takes a look at what steps politicians are taking to remain fit this election season

#HealthyNeta: Girish Mahajan’s fitness secret revealedFor a politician, fitness during the election campaign plays a very important role. The day-in and the day-out campaign trail, meeting with voters, chat and strategy discussion with party workers requires a lot of stamina and physical fitness and can take a toll on the best of us. A five times MLA from Jamner, Girish […]
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