Bombay HC rejects petition challenging SEBC reservation in medical education

The Bombay High Court has given a major relief to the medical aspirants from the Maratha community on Thursday, July 11. Earlier on June 27, the Bombay High Court upheld the state government’s decision to provide Maratha reservation in public employment and education under SEBC act to Maratha community

Bombay HC rejects petition challenging SEBC reservation in medical educationThe Bombay High Court has rejected a plea which challenged the Social Economic Backward Classes (SEBC) reservation in MBBS and dental courses.  The court has accepted the decision of the Maharashtra government while ruling against the plea filed by a group of aspiring medical students from the open category.   On May 20, the Maharashtra […]

Mental health: State govt to provide vocational training to recovered patients

The state government is considering to provide vocational training to patients who have recovered from mental illnesses. This will help reintegrate them into society once they are cured. This initiative aims to help them find a livelihood so that they can be self-independent. It will help reduce the stigma attached to these patients

Mental health: State govt to provide vocational training to recovered patientsMany a times, mentally ill patients are abandoned by their relatives in mental hospitals and even once they are treated they aren’t accepted into society. These patients end up living in the hospital even after being cured. As they do not have any means of sustaining themselves without social support. Now, in order, to improve […]

Pune: Good Samaritan’s donation helps save infant’s life

The life of a newborn baby girl could be saved just because an individual donor came to Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) and expressed his wish to donate some money for a medical cause

Pune: Good Samaritan’s donation helps save infant’s lifeAnkita (name changed) a 22-day-old girl, who was suffering from a serious heart ailment, could not avail of any government scheme as her parents hailed from Karnataka. Prompt financial assistance was urgent for her to survive. In the meanwhile, a well-to-do family had shown interest in contributing money for a person who was in need […]

Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portal

During the last year, Maharashtra Medical Council has achieved 100 per cent digitalisation in registration & renewal of registration and Certification of Modern Medical Practitioners. This Online Complaint Web Portal can be accessed free of cost from Maharashtra Medical Council’s website

Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portalOn Wednesday, June 26, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) under the Digital India Initiative of Government of Maharashtra, has launched the online complaint web portal at the hands of Minister of Medical Education of Maharashtra, Girishji Mahajan and in presence of Dr Shivkumar S. Utture, President (MMC), Dr Ajeet Gopchade, Vice-President and Sanjay Deshmukh, Registrar […]

Soon: Maha govt to issue a notification to crackdown on bogus path labs

In May 2016, the Maharashtra government had issued a notification to curb the menace of illegal and bogus pathology labs in the state. But, later the government formed a committee to take a detailed review to take further action. Pathologists allege that no action has been taken by the government to stop the illegal pathologists' labs from working

Soon: Maha govt to issue a notification to crackdown on bogus path labsSoon, the Maharashtra government will take strict action against the bogus pathologist in the state. While informing the Maharashtra assembly, the government on Tuesday, June 26, stated that a decision will be taken in this regards before the assembly session ends. The state will also apprise the Maharashtra assembly as soon as the decision is […]

Maha govt signs MoU with Rotary International to support free paediatric surgeries

Mission Muskan project is a joint initiative by CM Medical Assistance Cell – Govt. of Maharashtra and Rotary International to provide free paediatric surgeries of underprivileged children in Maharashtra

Maha govt signs MoU with Rotary International to support free paediatric surgeriesMaharashtra Chief Minister Relief Fund and Rotary International (Dist. 3141) have come together and signed an MoU in the form of ‘Mission Muskan.’ This is a joint initiative for free paediatric surgeries for thousands of needy, economically weaker and underprivileged children in Maharashtra, especially in rural areas, who are in dire need of immediate medical […]

Maha govt issues alert on encephalitis to all government hospitals

Maharashtra government has issued directed to all medical college and government hospitals to be alert and report suspected encephalitis cases. The directives have been issued by the Medical Education Ministry

Maha govt issues alert on encephalitis to all government hospitalsThe death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rose to 135, out of which 117 children died in Muzaffarpur alone while 12 died in Motihari and Begusarai. Meanwhile, specialist doctors sent by Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan reached Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday night. Ten additional ambulances have been put into […]

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 […]

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 […]
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