Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume duty

On Wednesday, August 07, doctors from the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had gone on an indefinite strike. After a meeting with the Directorate of Medical Education (DMER) last evening, the organisation has decided to call off its strike

Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume dutyDoctors from around 16 colleges had withdrawn their services. The doctors were protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill and increase of stipend amount The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involved more than 4,000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The state government had also proposed to impose the MESMA Act over resident doctors if […]

Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors

The Maharashtra government is set to bring in the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) against doctors of the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) who are currently on strike

Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors  Doctors across Maharashtra have gone on strike from August 07. Doctors from Mumbai’s government and civic-run hospitals also participated in the strike. The residents from government medical colleges in Mumbai are protesting at Azad Maidan. The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involves more than 4000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The government has taken […]

‘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 […]