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 […]

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 […]

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 govt to construct ‘organ temple’ to boost organ donation awareness

To create awareness about organ donation campaign in Maharashtra, the government is set to take a vital decision. It has decided to set up an ‘organ temple’ to reach out to the citizens

Maha govt to construct ‘organ temple’ to boost organ donation awarenessThe Maharashtra government has decided to set up an ‘organ temple’ in Nashik, Maharashtra to boost the organ donation in the state. The ‘organ temple’ will be an international monument, which will feature the names of the organ donors and their families. The ambitious project is the brainchild of Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan. The […]

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish Mahajan

The Maharashtra government will not spare any doctor, who has a bogus degree. Stern action will be taken against those whose additional qualification degree is found to be bogus, stated Maharashtra's Medical Education Minister

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish MahajanThe license of 20 doctors, whose additional qualification degree is found to be as bogus have been suspended for one year 53 doctors with bogus additional qualification degree are on Maharashtra Medical Council’s radar Maharashtra Medical Council is currently conducting an investigation against these doctors Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan informed the legislative council […]

Doctor’s strike: Maharashtra intern doctors determined to go on strike from June 13 

Intern doctors across Maharashtra will go on an indefinite strike from June 13. The protesting doctors had a meeting with the Director of Medical Education and Research, but the administration has failed to pacify the doctors

Doctor’s strike: Maharashtra intern doctors determined to go on strike from June 13 2,300 intern doctors from 18 medical and dental college in Maharashtra, have threatened to go on strike from June 13 The Director of Medical Education and Research, Dr Pravin Shingare on Monday, June 11 held a meeting with the protesting doctors But, the doctors said they have decided to continue the strike as the state […]

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13

The medical interns had earlier staged a protest at JJ Hospital on April 26. Their key demands include a raise in their stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 20,000 as the stipend provided to interns in Maharashtra is the lowest compared to other states

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13In 2015, the state had agreed to raise their stipend to Rs 11, 000 but it has not been implemented yet, their original demand was 20,000 but the government had agreed to Rs 11,000. The interns are urging the state government to give them the amount which was agreed upon by them but not executed. […]

Mumbai: Resident doctors from JJ Hospital withdraw strike

After continuous deliberations and talks with the state government on the issue of security, the doctors from JJ Hospital have finally resumed their duties

Mumbai: Resident doctors from JJ Hospital withdraw strikeThe resident doctors from Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital have withdrawn their strike after four days. The state government has kept their promise and has beefed up the security inside Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, as asked by the doctors. The resident doctors were on strike since the last four days, after two of their colleagues […]
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