NEET-PG 2021 postponed for four months, won’t be held before August 31

The Prime Minister on Might 3, gave approval for a number of selections in an try to ramp up the medical services within the nation.

The Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) has introduced that the Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Take a look at (NEET-PG) for postgraduate medical aspirants will probably be postponed for an additional 4 months. The choice comes at a time when the nation is reeling underneath the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

In a gathering on Monday, the Prime Minister gave his approval for the choice to postpone the doorway examination. It’s understood that the decision was taken to make last 12 months MBBS college students, who’re the aspirants for NEET-PG, to be obtainable for tele-consultation services and to watch gentle COVID-19 sufferers underneath the supervision of a school member. The examination was scheduled to be held on April 18; three days earlier than the examination, the Union authorities introduced that it was suspending it. It additional introduced that the contemporary date for the examination will probably be introduced later. 

Other than the choice on NEET-PG, a number of different selections have been additionally taken by the Prime Minister in Monday’s assembly, like asserting that medical personnel who full 100 days of COVID-19 responsibility will probably be given precedence for presidency recruitments sooner or later. In an try to ramp up the manpower requirement to take care of the COVID-19 disaster being confronted by the nation, the Prime Minister additionally introduced that medical interns will probably be deployed for COVID-19 administration underneath the supervision of their school members. Basic Nursing and Midwifery-qualified nurses and people who accomplished B Sc nursing may also be deployed for COVID-19 nursing duties underneath the supervision of senior medical doctors and nurses, as per a press release from the federal government. The PMO additionally introduced that medical personnel who full 100 days of COVID-19 duties will probably be awarded with the Prime Minister’s Distinguished Covid Nationwide Service Samman, as a token of the federal government’s appreciation. 

On Sunday, India reported over 3.69 lakh new COVID-19 instances and three,455 deaths, as per studies. The whole variety of COVID-19 instances in India, as of Might 2 stood at 1,99,19,900. 

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