A newly formed doctors' body, Being Doctors, will take on the State government for refusing to renew registrations of doctors who haven’t served their bond of rural service. Dr. Deepak Chaturvedi, president of Being Doctors, said they are in the process of filing a legal appeal with the Maharashtra Medical Council, and will also approach the High Court. He also added, "the picture that the government is presenting is not correct. It’s not that doctors don’t want to serve the bond; the government has, time and again, failed to give postings to doctors who opted to serve the bonds." The government is planning to retrospectively implement the mandatory rural service bond for MBBS students who joined the course in 2010. An online list of students completing their medical education would be compiled for their requirements in rural, semi-rural and tribal areas... http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/new-docs-body-to-fight-denial-of-license-renewal/article19957830.ece?