A- A A+
Last Updated : Aug 8 2020 10:11PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra in Delhi; Launches Week-long campaign to free India of garbage            Centre, Kerala govt announce relief for families of deceased in Kozhikode air crash            Centre directs 13 districts with high COVID-19 mortality rate to focus on reducing mortality rate            Indo-Bangla relationship is rock solid and historic: Bangladesh Foreign Minister            COVID -19 recovery rate improves to 68.32 per cent in country           

State News

Jun 25, 2020
9:13PM

Maharashtra CM writes to PM Modi requesting postponement of PG Medical final exams till December

AIR
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting postponement of postgraduation final exams for medical students enrolled in MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MS (Master of Surgery) courses in Maharashtra till December.

Mentioning that the final year MD/MS exam is conducted in the month of May or June by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, he stated that it had been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Board of Directors of the MCI had issued an advisory to all universities to complete these exams by June 30, 2020. AIR correspondent reports that ,taking serious note of the concerns of the Covid-19 warriors, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a letter, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the final-year resident doctors, who are required to take these exams, are currently working on the frontline in all state government and municipal medical colleges assisting the clinical management of Covid-19 patients.

He added that if the exams are held as per schedule, there would be a serious shortage of trained doctors during this very crucial period and so these exams should be postponed till December. He also requested that the entrance examination of super-speciality courses be conducted after the conclusion of final-year MD/MS exams. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra Medical Education and Drugs Department (MED) has asked the Directorate of Medical Education Research (DMER) and the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) to publish the timetable 45 days before exams for AYUSH and other courses. The MED also said that one day's gap must be given between each paper to the examinees.

 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 8 (Aug) Midday News 8 (Aug) Evening News 8 (Aug) Hourly 8 (Aug) (1800hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 8 (Aug) दोपहर समाचार 8 (Aug) समाचार संध्या 8 (Aug) प्रति घंटा समाचार 8 (Aug) (2200hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 8 (Aug) Khabrein(Day) 8 (Aug) Khabrein(Eve) 8 (Aug)
Aaj Savere 8 (Aug) Parikrama 8 (Aug)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 8 (Aug) Samayki 8 (Aug) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 8 (Aug) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 8 (Aug) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 8 (Aug)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)