Rajasthan: Opposing extension of PG duration by 6 months, Resident Doctors threaten indefinite strike
Jodhpur: After the State authorities decided to postpone the final year exam of PG medicos, the Resident Doctors Association of SN Medical College, Jodhpur has submitted a letter to the State Health Minister threatening to boycott work and go on an indefinite strike against the extension of their PG duration for 4 to 6 months among various other demands.
The resident doctors will boycott non-COVID services on the 17th and 18th of May for two hours. They will go on a two-hour-long strike on the 19th and all the COVID, Non-COVID, OPD, ICU and emergency services will come to a halt. Even after this, if the government does not take any action to resolve their issues then they will go on a strike for an infinite time from 20th May.
The association pointed out that the PG resident doctors have been working day and night in order to contain the pandemic, yet authorities decided to increase their PG duration for 4 to 6 months which will lead to academic and financial loss for the doctors.