The government is considering making rural service mandatory for medical graduates to meet the shortage of health professionals in remote areas of the country.
The Kerala Medicos Joint Action Council on Thursday welcomed the state Government Order to abolish Compulsory Rural Service and replaced it with Voluntary Rural Service for medical students.
Government is planning to make a one-year stint in rural India compulsory for MBBS doctors as its incentive scheme for the medicos has drawn virtually no response.
The Karnataka government would
promulgate an ordinance to make it mandatory for MBBS
undergraduates and post-graduates to serve one year in rural
areas immediately after successful completion of the course.
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