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10% MBBS quota for those who are ready to work in villages for 5 years, Maharashtra government
Sujit Mahamulkar&Sumitra Debroy, 11 September 2019
The state government has proposed to reserve 10% of MBBS and 20% of medical post-graduation seats for in-service doctors who are ready to work in interior areas for five and seven years, respectively in a proposal to bridge the doctor-patient gap in rural areas.The quota seats, however, has a stringent condition: Those failing to work in state-run hospitals after completion of the course could face imprisonment of five years and even cancellation of their degrees.On Monday, the state cabinet approved the decision and will intro
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