1 YEAR COMPULSORY SERVICE TO BE MANDATORY FOR MBBS, PG MEDICOS IN HARYANA
As per the directions of the Health Ministry in Haryana all the students who are admitted in government medical colleges at undergraduate and postgraduate level will have to sign bonds with the government for providing health services in the state for one year.
The implementation of the plan has already been started as stated by the Health Minister Anil Vij. As of now the plan is applicable to the government medical colleges but after some time it will be applicable to private colleges also according to the directions of the Health Ministry.
Anil Vij in his statement said that he would be presenting the bill in the upcoming monsoon session of the Vidhan Sabha which will start from 2nd August 2019. The purpose is to make it compulsory for the students of medical colleges to provide one -year service. With the passing of the bill in the Vidhan Sabha the students who have passed out will be joining government hospitals in the state every year. This will help in filling the 450 vacant posts of the doctors and help in boosting the Health services in the state.
The government run colleges in the state includes Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, PGIMS Rohtak, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College Karnal, Maharaja Agrasen Medical College Agroha, Bhagat Phool Singh Medical College at Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat and Shaheed Hassan Khan Mewati Government Medical College Nalhar, Mewat. These colleges have more than 850 MBBS seats. However, 250 MBBS seats were increased in the medical colleges of the state after the implementation of reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections.
Employing the passed- out students in the hospitals will help to reduce the shortage of the surgeons in PGIMS. It has already been noted that Haryana have lack of doctors. In the one-year medical service, the post of medical officer specialist will be given to the PG Medicos. This will in filling the posts of the specialist doctors in the state.
The government as well the Health Department is very serious regarding the implementation of the rule in the state. With this rule, it would be compulsory for the students of MBBS and MD degree to work in the state for 1-2 years. The shortage of the house surgeons in PGIMS can be reduced. The main aim of the Health Department and Government is to provide better medical services to the public.
Many incentives are also been provided to the students of PG medical course including MD, MS, MDS for the academic session 2019-2020.