Agitating junior docs of presidency medical schools of Bihar acquired a shot within the arm on Friday when Union minister of state for well being Ashwini Kumar Choubey mentioned that he would search chief minister Nitish Kumar’s intervention to resolve the problems resulting in the strike.
Choubey was in Patna to inaugurate the two-day nationwide seminar organised by the Authorities Ayurveda School and Hospital, Patna, on ‘the function of rasaushadhi in administration of Covid-19’.
The Union minister appealed to the junior docs to name off the strike for the sake of embattled humanity, as he would quickly discuss to the CM and resolve their calls for for hike of their stipend.
Round 1,000 junior docs from 9 authorities medical schools within the state went on an indefinite strike from December 23 in assist of their demand of a increase of their month-to-month stipend. They’re demanding a rise within the month-to-month stipend for PG programs to Rs 80,000 within the first 12 months, Rs 85,000 within the second 12 months, and Rs 90,000 within the third 12 months. They at the moment get Rs 50,000, Rs 55,000, and Rs 60,000 for the three years respectively.
Earlier, talking on the seminar, the Union minister assured all doable assist to develop the school as a nationwide degree establishment. He additionally mentioned that his ministry would assist the state authorities’s initiative to construct one other Ayurvedic establishment at Rajgir.
Choubey lauded the idea of Ayurvedic remedy and mentioned that herbs all the time performed an necessary function in curing numerous forms of infections since time immemorial. “Ayurveda and Yoga assist human beings develop immunity in opposition to many unexplained ailments,” he added.
Principal of the School Dineshwar Prasad, Superintendent Vijay Shankar Dubey and lots of distinguished Ayurveda specialists from throughout the nation participated within the seminar.