The Maharashtra government has announced a special incentive of 1.21 lakh each for resident doctors treating COVID-19 patients at all state and municipal medical colleges in the state.
The good news came a few days after a delegation of physicians affiliated with the Maharashtra Association of Resident Physicians (MARD) met with Chief Minister Uddhav Thakkeray to discuss some of the concerns and put forward their demands.
The state government issued an executive order on Friday. On October 1, MARD went on an indefinite strike across the state to meet various demands.
Dr Akshay Yadav, a member of MARD, told the media that their requirements include waiving tuition fees during COVID-19 and not deducting TDS from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hospital resident physician scholarship. things.
(With the participation of the agency)