Resident doctors end strike after promise of no FIR, early NEET-PG counselling
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Resident doctors end strike after promise of no FIR, early NEET-PG counselling

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December 31, 2021

The 15-day long strike across the country by resident doctors demanding the NEET-PG counselling to be expedited was called off on Friday morning. The doctors will resume all work by noon today (Friday). This comes after a meeting wit


New Delhi, 31 December 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, “The strike has been called off. We will rejoin work at 12 pm. We had a meeting with the joint commissioner of police (CP) last night where he gave instructions to cancel the FIR. As for the NEET-PG, we have been assured that the court clearance will come during the January 6 hearing,” said Dr Manish Kumar, president, Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA). Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in a meeting with the doctors on Tuesday had assured that the FIR would be quashed. As for their primary demand of expediting NEET-PG counselling, the minister said that the government would submit its report before the January 6 hearing and ensure that counselling happens at the earliest. However, the doctors refused to call off the strike then.

Source - The Indian Express

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