The Maharashtra authorities has determined to pay charges of 112 medical and dental college students affected by the implementation of Socially and Educationally Backward Courses (SEBC) and Economically Weaker Part (EWS) quotas final 12 months. These college students couldn’t get admission in authorities schools for commencement and postgraduation programs because the variety of seats for basic class diminished as a result of implementation of SEBC and EWS quota, and therefore needed to go for non-public schooling establishments.
The choice was taken within the state cupboard assembly held on Wednesday.
The state authorities enacted SEBC Act granting 16% reservation in authorities jobs and schooling to Maratha neighborhood in November 2018 whereas the Central authorities enacted EWS Act granting 10% reservation to these coming from economically weaker part. In consequence, the variety of seats for open class college students was diminished.
“These 112 medical and dental college students additionally needed to pay excessive charges to pursue schooling at non-public schools. Contemplating this, the state authorities determined to pay their charges,” mentioned a senior authorities official.
The choice will carry a monetary burden of ₹33.06 crore on the state exchequer.
In the meantime, the state authorities has additionally determined to extend the stipend of medical and dental college students by round ₹10,000 per thirty days. The choice, which is able to come into impact from this month, was taken contemplating the service of junior and senior resident docs within the battle in opposition to Covid-19 pandemic, officers mentioned.
In response to the state cupboard choice, all of the resident medical college students will get ₹71,247 as stipend whereas postgraduate dental college students will get ₹55,258 as stipend.