‘First hold talks with us, then decide upon MESMA,’ MARD to Maha govt

The organisation of Central Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) representing over 4,500 resident doctors all over Maharashtra has decided to oppose the proposal of the Medical Education Ministry to apply Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) on resident doctor if they opt for strike

‘First hold talks with us, then decide upon MESMA,’ MARD to Maha govtThe organisation stated that ‘this step of the government was not made for solving the actual problem which the public healthcare system is facing, but it is an undemocratic step taken to muzzle the voice of resident doctors all over Maharashtra. A statement issued from MARD further read, ‘WE have joined this profession because somewhere […]

MESMA: State govt is trying to muffle our voice, allege resident doctors association

In order to prohibit the doctors, resident doctors, nurses and the staff of the government medical colleges from going on strike, the Maharashtra government has considered to impose the MESMA Act on government-run hospitals. This move will help curb the frequent strikes which in turn cripple the healthcare system

MESMA: State govt is trying to muffle our voice, allege resident doctors associationThe Maharashtra government is contemplating to slap anti-strike act Maharashtra Essential Services Maintainance Act (MESMA) on the medical colleges. But, the decision of the state government has not gone well with the resident doctors in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has opposed the medical education ministry’s proposal. The doctors union has said that […]

No more strikes: Maha to invoke anti-strike act ‘MESMA’ in medical colleges

The Maharashtra government is contemplating to invoke the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) against the healthcare workers in the state

No more strikes: Maha to invoke anti-strike act ‘MESMA’ in medical collegesThe Medical Education Ministry has sent the proposal to the Chief Minister’s for approval. Once the government approves it, doctors, nurses, technicians and workers attached to the government hospital can’ t go on strike, as it will be prohibited under the law. The government is deliberating this decision as during the doctors strike, poor and needy […]

Ready to work in rural areas? DMER proposes 10% quota in medical colleges

The state has been facing shortage of doctors in rural areas. Owing to which, The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) have forwarded the proposal to the state’s medical education ministry. As per the proposal, 250 medical seats will be exclusively reserved for these medical students

Ready to work in rural areas? DMER proposes 10% quota in medical collegesSoon, the state medical education department will be reserving 10 per cent of the medical seats in its medical colleges for students who agree to serve 10 years of compulsory service in rural Maharashtra. The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) have forwarded the proposal to the state’s medical education ministry. “It is a […]

CM Fadnavis directs medical education ministry to end staff crunch in hospitals

In the light of paucity of manpower in government medical colleges in the state, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis issues directives to the Medical Education Ministry to increase the staff capacity in medical colleges

CM Fadnavis directs medical education ministry to end staff crunch in hospitalsTaking a serious note of the manpower crunch in government medical colleges across the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday (May 15) issued directives to the Medical Education Ministry asking it to increase the staff capacity in medical colleges. Fadnavis has also asked the department to fill the medical staff i.e. professors and […]