GJ-MBBS-RURAL - Gujarat cuts rural posting tenure for doctors, hikes penalty
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Ahmedabad, Aug 14 (PTI) New MBBS students in Gujarat will have to serve for one year in rural areas instead of five years earlier and have to pay a hefty Rs 20 lakh for refusing village posting after completing their course, the state government announced on Wednesday.
The government curtailed the mandatory three-year service in rural areas for new MBBS doctors to one year, but raised the penalty amount to Rs 20 lakh from Rs 5 lakh now for refusing to serve in villages for the period.
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