Doctors angry due to repeated delay in NEET PG counseling, will strike from tomorrow


  • NEET PG counseling has been postponed many times.
  • The matter is pending in the Supreme Court.
  • Angry doctors will strike from tomorrow.

The Federation of Resident Doctors’ Associations (FORDA) has called for a nationwide strike from Saturday (November 27) due to repeated delays in the National Eligibility Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG) Counseling 2021. FORDA has urged all resident doctors across the country to withdraw from outpatient department (OPD) services from Saturday.

According to FORDA, “The already burdened and exhausted resident doctors of the country, who have been fighting in the front line since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, have already delayed the Supreme Court proceedings in the matter of NEET PG counseling Some are waiting patiently till today for the positive result. However, they are not getting any relief from physical and mental distress, the next court hearing is scheduled on 6th January 2022.”

The decision for the nationwide strike was taken after discussions with the representatives of the Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA). Is. FORDA said, “We hereby request the Central Government and the Supreme Court to look into the grievances of the resident doctors and take necessary measures to expedite the admission process and fast-track the court proceedings along with NEET-PG 2021 counseling.” urge.

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“In the absence of a positive response from both the Center and the Supreme Court, the doctors’ association will be forced to protest. The responsibility of any such unfortunate situation affecting health services lies with the concerned authorities,” Forda’s statement said. .”

Earlier on Thursday, the Center told the Supreme Court that it has decided to revisit the criteria for an annual income limit of Rs 8 lakh for the EWS category and a fresh decision will be taken within 4 weeks. The next hearing of the court has been fixed for January 6.


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