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Odisha Hikes medical college doctors stipend by Rs 5000 Per month


Odisha Hikes medical college doctors stipend by Rs 5000 Per month

Bhubaneswar: As a new year gift to the house surgeons working in Odisha’s three medical colleges, the state government today announced an increase of their monthly stipends by Rs 5,000.

The government has enhanced the stipends of house surgeons working at SCB, MKCH medical colleges and Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 per month, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena.

MBBS students welcomed the move. “It’s a great move. It will be particularly of immense help to those belonging to economically weaker sections,” a house surgeon of VIMSAR told TOI 

One year paid internship is mandatory for the MBBS students in their last year of study. Total 650 MBBS students from SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Sambalpur and MKCG Medical College, Berhampur will benefit from the increase.

The minister said the enhanced stipend will become effective from April 1, 2017.


Source: with inputs
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  1. WITH 5000 Rs. a doctor student can live – they why MPs and MLAs are paid 5000 or 6000 instead 100000