Thursday, March 28, 2013

RESERVATION FOR DOCTORS WORKING IN RURAL AREA

Health Professionals in Rural Areas

WE SHARING HERE THE INFORMATION ABOUT RESERVATION FOR DOCTORS WORKING IN RURAL AREA IN PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU DATED 15 MARCH
-->

The Medical Council of India (MCI) does not regulate Paramedical Education. So far as medical students are concerned, in order to encourage medical graduates to work in remote and difficult areas, the Medical Council of India with the previous approval of Central Government has amended the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000 to provide –

(i) 50% reservation in Post Graduate Diploma Courses for Medical Officers in the Government service who have served for at least three years in remote and difficult areas; and

(ii) Incentive at the rate of 10% of the marks obtained for each year in service in remote or difficult areas upto the maximum of 30% of the marks obtained in the entrance test for admissions in Post Graduate Medical Courses.

-->

Government is contemplating to make rural service mandatory for MBBS graduates.

In order to meet the shortage of health/paramedical professionals in the country, the Central Government has already taken various measures which inter-alia include

(i) Relaxation in the norms for setting up of a medical college in terms of requirement for land, bed/bed strength, etc. particularly in underserved/hilly/tribal areas. 
(ii) Decision to introduce Bachelor of Science (Community Health) course.
(iii) Setting up of new medical colleges in underserved areas in particular. 
(iv) Financial support under National Rural Health Mission for engagement of staff on contractual basis. 
(v) Financial assistance to strengthen and upgrade the teaching institutions for nurses and paramedical personnel. 


The above information was given by the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, ShriGhulamNabi Azad in a written reply to a question in the LokSabha today.

BN




(Release ID :93715)

LINK HERE

5 comments:

Rikin Shah said...

Wt abt additional 1 year internship in rural areas???

neet updates said...

That wont be given weightage

vrushali said...

1 year MO ship in rural area, how will that help me in NEET counseling 2013?

vivek varghese said...

will this be applicable in this years admission?

vivek varghese said...

will this be applicable in this years admission?