PG medical students to mandatorily have 3-month rural stint to strengthen grassroots healthcare – Times of India

Specialist doctors need not be a rarity in the rural sector going by the recent mandate that makes it compulsory for postgraduate medical students pursuing MD/MS to undergo a compulsory 3-month stint at district hospitals. This is the new directive which will be followed in the curriculum starting from 2020-21 session. The district residency programme … Read more

Govt working to reduce e-vehicle tax: Niti Aayog CEO – Times of India

GUWAHATI: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said the government was pushing for electric motilities with FAME and FAME 2 schemes, bringing down the rate of taxes on electric vehicles at 5%, as compared to 28% for other vehicles and 43% for hybrid vehicles. “We also give tax exemption, up to Rs 1 lakh, to people … Read more