MBBS seats increased to end shortage of doctors by 2022
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Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey has increased the MBBS seats from 32,000 to 67,972 and postgraduate seats from 12,000 to 30,228 per year in order to deal with the shortage of doctors in the country and achieve the goal "health for all" set by the Prime Minister. In the current scenario, India has 8 lakh doctors serving people while the requirement is of 14 to 16 lakhs which gives a ratio that is not in line with the WHO standard of 1 doctor per 1000 people...

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S●●●●●●●h R●●●n General Medicine
As if after doubling seats the new doctors will go to rural
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Dr. K●●●a P●●●●●●●●i
Dr. K●●●a P●●●●●●●●i Dermatology
Hi Dr Benjamin Paul and Siddharth I would like to express regarding rural service.. As u people think Doctors are not reluctant to rural service, they won' t be having any facilities to work in rural areas. And the way our government compelling us to do rural service is pathetic.. Recently GO paases that for super speciality courses we need to do 3 years service.. It' s inhuman.. and the pay is not even equal to a staff nurse.. How can u ask qualified doctors to work with such a low salaries. we are also humans yar.. we also have families and we need to feed them.. ... Read more
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Dr. K●●●a P●●●●●●●●i Dermatology
And regarding increase in MBBS seats, what about PG seats??? after MBBS we definitely need a Pg otherwise no use, you should know that.. they should proportionately increase PG seats along with MBBS.. otherwise in less than 10 years MBBS will lose its value.. Just like the B.E did
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