The authorities has determined to order 5 MBBS seats under the central pool for wards of COVID-19 warriors for the educational yr 2020-2021.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan stated the transfer goals to dignify and honour the noble contribution made by COVID-19 warriors who’ve misplaced their lives as a result of an infection or died accidently on account of COVID-19-related responsibility.
The Union Health Ministry has launched a brand new class, ‘Wards of COVID Warriors’, within the tips for choice and nomination of candidates towards central pool MBBS seats.
The choice shall be made by the Medical Council Committee (MCC) by way of on-line utility on the premise of rank obtained within the NEET-2020 performed by National Testing Agency.
Vardhan stated, “This will honour the solemn sacrifice of all COVID warriors who served with selfless dedication for the cause of duty and humanity.” Noting that the definition of “COVID warrior” has been laid down by the federal government whereas saying the insurance coverage package deal of Rs 50 lakh for them, the minister stated,” COVID Warriors are all public healthcare suppliers together with neighborhood well being employees, who might must be in direct contact and care of COVID-19 sufferers and who could also be in danger of being impacted by this.” “Private hospital staff and retired/volunteer/ local urban bodies/ contracted/ daily wage/ ad-hoc/ outsourced staff requisitioned by states/central hospitals/ autonomous hospitals of central/ states/UTs, AIIMS and Institutes of National Importance (INIs)/ hospitals of central ministries drafted for COVID-19-related responsibilities are all included,” he added.
The state and union territory (UT) authorities will certify the eligibility for this class.