#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 […]

Maha govt transfers funds to DMER to pay unpaid stipend of resident doctors

The state government has allocated funds to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) in order to pay the unpaid stipend which was pending since a long time

Maha govt transfers funds to DMER to pay unpaid stipend of resident doctorsThe resident doctors of four government-run medical colleges will finally be paid their pending stipends. Over one thousand resident doctors from four medical colleges had protest against the state government’s apathy, over delay in paying their stipends. Now, resident doctors working in the medical colleges of Latur, Nagpur, Ambejogai and Aurangabad will finally receive their […]

Maha medicine shortage: Govt hospitals can buy medicine worth Rs 1 lakh daily

The opposition MLA's raised the issue of unprecedented medicine crisis in government hospitals in Maharashtra legislative council on Tuesday, November 27. The state Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan, informed the Legislative Council about government's decision to raise the purchase limit of the deans of government hospitals

Maha medicine shortage: Govt hospitals can buy medicine worth Rs 1 lakh dailySince the past few days, government hospitals in Maharashtra are facing an acute shortage of medicine. Due to the non-availability of medicines, poor and needy patients are suffering the most. The government has delegated the powers to govt hospitals’ deans to purchase medicines directly from the market to tackle the shortfall. Deans of state-run medical […]

No one will be deprived of healthcare services due to lack of money: Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis

A mega health camp was recently organised in the premises of Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis stated that the state government is doing everything in its capacity to ensure that the poor and needy people are not deprived of essential healthcare services

No one will be deprived of healthcare services due to lack of money: Maha CM Devendra FadnavisThe state government has brought a smile upon the faces of people who belong to an economically-challenged through the Atal Maha Arogya Shibir (health camps) held at Nagpur. Around 20 lakh people have been able to avail healthcare access and healthcare services through the Atal Maha Arogya Shibir and the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Under […]
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