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NEET Exams Postponed, Medical Interns On Covid Duty: Key Decisions Made By PM Modi | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the growing need for adequate human resources amid an unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases in the country. Prime Minister Modi made a series of important decisions “to increase the availability of medical personnel to combat Covid-19.”
Here is the key decision made by PM Modi:
– The decision was made to postpone NEET-PG for at least 4 months and the exam will not take place before August 30th. “Students will also receive at least one month of time after the announcement of the exam before it takes place. This will make a large number of qualified doctors available for Covid assignments,” the PMO said in a statement.
-Medical interns who will be deployed in Covid management functions under the supervision of their faculty.
-MBBS final year students can be used for teleconsultation and monitoring of mild Covid cases under the supervision of the faculty.
-Medical staff who complete 100 days of Covid duties will have priority in upcoming regular government hires.
-B.Sc./GNM qualified nurses to be used in full-time Covid nursing duties under the supervision of senior doctors and nurses.
-Medical staff who complete 100 days of Covid duties will receive the “Prime Minister Samman’s National Covid Distinguished Service.”

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