Govt hikes stipend of MBBS/ BDS interns
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Govt Friday enhanced the stipend of the MBBS/ BDS interns from Rs 4800 to Rs 12,300 which they will get during their internship at Medical Colleges, Dental Colleges at Jammu as well as in Srinagar.
Department of Health and Medical Education Friday issued an order, according the sanction to the enhancement of the stipend given to the interns, which earlier used to be 4800.
“Sanction is hereby accorded to the enhancement of stipend from Rs 4800/- to Rs 12,300 pm in favour of interns during their internship in Government Medical/ Dental College, Jammu/ Srinagar, who are selected for MBBS/ BDS courses by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination,” the order vide no: 80-HME of 2019 reads.
The doctors and medico bodies have hailed the govt for the decision that has been taken.