Mumbai: Medical interns at civic-run hospitals still to receive their raised stipend

On August 27, 2019, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has decided to increase the amount in the existing stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. The raised stipend was to given from the month of August. While medical interns at state-run hospitals have received the stipend, medical interns at civic-run hospitals allege that they are yet to receive their raised stipend

Mumbai: Medical interns at civic-run hospitals still to receive their raised stipendMedical interns from the Association of State Medical Interns (ASMI), Maharashtra stated that interns at BMC associated colleges such as Nair, KEM, LTMMC (Sion) and Nair Dental Hospital, have not received the raised stipend. All the other medical colleges have got the stipend of Rs 11,000. Medical interns from the Association of State Medical Interns […]

Good News: Stipend set to increase from Rs 6,000 to 11,000 for govt interns

In what comes as a piece of good news for medical interns at the state and civic-run hospitals, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has decided to increase the amount in the existing stipend

Good News: Stipend set to increase from Rs 6,000 to 11,000 for govt internsThe stipend issue has been a bone of contention time and again with the medical students and state government. This is a positive step in resolving issues. Finally, the interns will receive the reward for what they have been fighting for over the past few years. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr T P […]

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 […]

Maha: Medical interns likely to go on indefinite strike

Medical interns all over the state are going on strike from July 22, 2019, in demand for an increase of stipend. Today compared to other states, Maharashtra has the least amount of stipend.  This is a poor response of the government to the doctors of society. An indefinite strike will be into action from July 22. The interns will be meeting with Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan to speak about the issues plaguing them

Maha: Medical interns likely to go on indefinite strikeThe interns will be meeting with Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan to speak about the issues plaguing them. The interns will put forth their demands and have an open discussion with the minister over the changes they would like to see. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Nitish Nadkarni, Vice President of the Association of […]

Uniform stipend to medical interns? Board of governors invites suggestions

The Board of Governors (BOG) which supersedes the Medical Council of India (MCI) took this decision and put out a notice stating the same. The move seeks to bring in parity in the pay of medical interns

Uniform stipend to medical interns? Board of governors invites suggestionsThe Board of Governors (BOG) superseding the Medical Council of India (MCI) is considering to amend the regulations for the payment of stipend to intern doctors. The move finally will bring smiles on the faces of thousands of medical interns across the country. The Board of Governors (BOG) have issued a public notice on January […]

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protest

Around 2,300 intern doctors across the 18 medical colleges in Maharashtra have called for an indefinite strike, but BJ Medical College’s students have decided to take a different route to observe their strike. They decided to arranged a blood donation, this shows that even though they are on strike they have not forgotten about the patients they serve

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protestDr Ketan Deshmukh, one of the interns at BJ Medical College and Joint Secretary with the Association of Medical State Interns, said, “ We wanted to do something innovative. We did not arrange a protest march but decided to do something better this time. A protest rally does not help us much. So we decided […]

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. […]

‘Increase stipend or face mass strike,’ medical interns to Maha govt

The medical and dental interns state that the unwillingness of the Maharashtra government to look into this matter has compelled them protest. The protesters said that if their demands are not met within a week’s time, they will be going on a pan-Maharashtra indefinite strike of interns

‘Increase stipend or face mass strike,’ medical interns to Maha govtToday, members of Association of State Medical Interns, Maharashtra, protested on the behalf of around 3,000 medical and dental graduates for a hike in their current internship stipend. Around 350 odd medical interns protested with placards held in their hands at Sir JJ Hospital. Their demand is that the state government must increase the stipend […]

Medical interns warn government: Increase stipend or face protest

Maharashtra Medical interns say, as per office memorandum of government the stipend of the medical interns has been increased to 17,900 rupees per month, veterinary interns are getting increment up to 15,000 rupees, but Maharashtra medical interns get 6,000 rupees which is comparatively less

Medical interns warn government: Increase stipend or face protestMedical interns in Maharashtra are up against the state government, protesting against the policy and demanding increase in the stipend. Around 100 medical interns had gathered near Mantralaya raising their voice against the government. The protest was organised under the banner of Association of State Medical Interns Maharashtra (ASMI). The protesting interns had gone to […]