DNB Stipend: Natboard issues notice for revised stipend in Assam
Assam: With the review of stipend for resident doctors working in the state of Assam, National Board of examinations has released a notice directing that minimum amount of the revised stipend has also to be paid to corresponding doctors pursuing DNB Broad Speciality and DNB Super Speciality courses.
As per the NBE stipend guidelines dated 02-04-2019 applicable to all NBE accredited hospitals /institutions /medical colleges, the NBE accredited hospital shall have to pay the DNB/FNB trainee a basic stipend as prescribed by NBE or basic stipend according to the state government policy (whichever is higher).
Now in the month of December 2019, the state of Assam revised the stipend to be paid to the resident doctors working at its government medical colleges and hospitals. The notification to this effect specified the stipend as the following
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Following the above revision, NBE has now also directed its institutions to pay the corresponding stipend to its DNB candidates effective December 2019
" All NBE accredited hospitals/institutions in Assam are required to comply with the revision of stipend to be paid in accordance with the orders issued by Government of Assam. The revised stipend for DNB trainees shall be applicable from December 2019." the notification stated
"Please be apprised that non-compliance may lead to the withdrawal of accreditation," NBE further added
Medical Dialogues had earlier reported that owing to the huge discrepancies in the stipends that was being paid to DNB and FNB candidates across the country, the National Board of Examinations in 2018 had issued a set of guidelines putting a number to the minimum stipend that has to be paid to the DNB/FNB candidates at various stages of their studies.The guidelines specified a minimum of Rs 35000 pm stipend for DNB candidates and 41000 pm stipend for FNB candidates