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PG Girl Students in Bihar will get Full Scholarship for Maternity Leave

  • 20 Jan 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

  • On January 19, 2023, the National Medical Commission issued a notice to all medical colleges in Bihar, according to which now students pursuing post-graduate (PG) in medical colleges will also be given scholarships for the time taken to complete their studies after maternity leave.

Key points

  • Now if the post graduate (PG) students of medical colleges of Bihar stay in maternity leave, then they will not suffer financial loss. Now these students will get scholarships for the period of time taken to complete their studies after maternity leave.
  • It is known that earlier such students used to get the benefit of maternity leave only on humanitarian grounds, but they were not given any scholarship during the completion of their three-year course later.
  • Significantly, scholarships are given to the students who have done post-graduation as junior residents. After maternity leave, she has to complete three years of education. The longer she is on leave, her training has to be completed later. They are given degrees only after three years of training.
  • It is known that there is a three-year post graduate course in government medical college hospitals of Bihar. In this, students are given a scholarship of Rs 68,545 per month in the first year, while in the second year, Rs 75,399 per month is given as scholarship. Similarly, during the third year of training, a scholarship of Rs 82,000 per month is given to the girl students who do post-graduation.
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