The resident doctors in the state of Rajasthan went on strike on 30th May evening to protest against the decision of the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) to send examination copies to other states according to the Medical Council of India (MCI) norms.
According to the reports available, while doctors from Sawai Man Singh Hospital started the strike, by 30th May evening, resident doctors of other medical colleges had also joined. More than 4,000 resident doctors of all medical colleges have gone on strike who are pursuing Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Science (MS).
Key Reasons for Strike
- Late announcement of the decision to send examination copies to other states, especially when only 20 to 30 days are left in the examination
- The decision of the RUHS to make it mandatory for all resident doctors to publish research papers in a reputed journal
- Affect healthcare services in the state
- Patients undergoing treatment in the indoor wards will bear the major brunt of the strike