NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday authorised keys decisions to boost the availability of medical personnel amid the pandemic.
The NEET-PG Exam has been postponed for at least 4 months, said the Prime Minister’s Office.
Further, the PMO said medical personnel completing 100 days of COVID-19 duties will be given priority in forthcoming regular government recruitments.
Medical Interns will also be deployed in COVID-19 Management duties under the supervision of their faculty.
“Medical personnel completing 100 days of Covid duties will be given Prime Minister’s Distinguished Covid National Service Samman,” the PMO added.
“Final Year MBBS students can be utilized for teleconsultation and monitoring of mild COVID cases under the supervision of faculty. BSc/GNM Qualified Nurses to be utilized in full-time COVID nursing duties under the supervision of Senior Doctors and Nurses,” the PMO said.