Fourth division employees to go on one-day protest on June 18

Fourth division workers which compromise sweepers, ward boys and other essential staff who work in government-run hospitals and medical colleges. The state government had removed a tender for initiating privatisation of fourth division jobs in hospitals. The jobs of these workers are at risk

Fourth division employees to go on one-day protest on June 18The fourth division employees will be launching a day-long protest at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan on June 18. These workers who work at state-run hospitals will be protesting against the privatisation of their jobs which the state government is currently considering to do. The demands put forth by the State Government Fourth Division Workers Union: Stop […]

SC to hear fresh application in regards to PG medical admission on June 10

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on June 10 two fresh applications seeking modification of its recent directions passed in a matter related to admissions to post-graduate (PG) medical and dental courses in the 2019-20 academic year in Maharashtra

SC to hear fresh application in regards to PG medical admission on June 10Uncertainty over post-graduate medical and dental admissions in Maharashtra continues as the controversy arising out of scrapping of EWS quota is headed for a fourth round of litigation with the Supreme Court on Friday, June 07 agreeing to hear a fresh batch of students for conducting counselling for all unreserved seats Two applicants had approached […]

SC ask Maha govt to start fresh round of counselling for PG medical students

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 4, directed Maharashtra government to hold a fresh round of counselling for the Postgraduate medical and dental admissions. The apex court ruled that the state government should start the counselling process for the students those who belong to the open category

SC ask Maha govt to start fresh round of counselling for PG medical studentsThe Supreme Court also made it clear that henceforth no petition related to post-graduate medical and dental admissions will be entertained by the apex court. While hearing a petition filed by the Postgraduate medical aspirants from Maharashtra, the Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 4, directed Maharashtra government to complete the counselling process by June 17. […]

No 10% EWS quota in PG admission in Maharashtra, rules SC

In what comes as a major setback to Maharashtra government, the Supreme Court on Thursday, May 30, has struck down the Economically Backward Section (EWS) quota in post-graduate medical and dental admission

No 10% EWS quota in PG admission in Maharashtra, rules SCThe Supreme Court ruled that the EWS quota will not be applicable during the current year’s admission process. The court also said that the admission process started a long before the quota provision came into force. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogai and Justice Aniruddha Bose said that 10 per cent quota cannot be granted at the […]

Maratha reservation ordinance: Bombay HC issues notice to Maha govt

In the latest development on the Maratha reservation for post-graduate admissions, the High Court has issued a notice to the state government to respond to the petition filed in the high court by three students from the open category

Maratha reservation ordinance: Bombay HC issues notice to Maha govtThe Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has issued a notice to Maharashtra government and the advocate general on Monday, May 27. The court has asked the state government to file a reply by June 10, in connection with the Maratha quota ordinance in the post-graduate admission process. Three students from the open category have […]

Fourth division employees to go on strike against privatisation issue

Fourth division workers which include sweepers, ward boys and other essential staff who work in government-run hospitals and medical colleges. The state government had removed a tender for initiating privatisation of fourth division jobs in hospitals. The jobs of these workers are at risk. In reaction to this, the fourth division employees have sent Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis a proposal letter and have intimidated that they will go on strike

Fourth division employees to go on strike against privatisation issueThe state government is considering to privatise the post of fourth division employees. In protest against this, the State Government Fourth Division Workers Union have sent a letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. In the letter, the workers have asked the state government to stop the privatisation process. They have also stated their demands and […]

Mumbai: KEM Hospital soon to start clinic for heart failure patients

In May last year, the civic-run hospital had applied for permission to start heart transplants in the hospital. While they are still awaiting a reply from the state government, they have decided to start a clinic for patients with heart disease

Mumbai: KEM Hospital soon to start clinic for heart failure patientsThis clinic has been started with the primary aim to register patients for heart transplants. A waiting list will be created for patients in need of a heart transplant. The clinic will help diagnose patients who are facing heart failure. Heart transplants are a costly affair at private hospitals. They cost around 25-30 lakh rupees. […]

RTI reveals Path labs in Mumbai are not registered under the health department

Pathologist alleges that the number of illegal pathology labs is increasing by the day, and the Maharashtra government is not doing enough to tackle this menace. As the BMC it RTI reply has stated that the path labs are not registered under the public health department

RTI reveals Path labs in Mumbai are not registered under the health departmentIs Maharashtra government serious to tackle the menace of the illegal pathology laboratories in the state? Who is the authority to control and govern the pathology labs? This question has arisen as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in an RTI reply stated that the path labs are not registered under the Public Health Department. Dr Prasad Kulkarni, a member […]

#ExamStress: This helpline helped relive stress of 1 lakh students

The Maharashtra government had appointed nine counsellors, who would talk to these students on the helpline. This helpline has helped benefit students who are under tremendous stress and facing other issues like depression

#ExamStress: This helpline helped relive stress of 1 lakh studentsThe helpline was launched by the Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Board. It was started to provide counselling to HSC and SSC students. And this service is being provided from February 20 and will go on the till March 22. The student helpline receives around 70 calls per day and has received approximately 1 […]

Exam stress? Don’t worry, counsellors to help you beat the stress

The Maharashtra government has appointed counsellors to help SSC and HSC students to beat the exam stress. During exams, these counsellors will help the students and their parents to tackle mental stress

Exam stress? Don’t worry, counsellors to help you beat the stressDuring the exam season, there is a spate of incidences of students committing suicide are witnessed. Just before and after the exams, depressed students take an extreme step, and end their lives. According to experts, students are significantly under stress during the exam. Tension, peer pressure, fear of not doing well during the exams, parents […]
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