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Mandatory government service by medical graduates, Maharashtra
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Subject Area="Human Resources." Objective="Reduced vacancies."
Details for Reform Option "Mandatory government service by medical graduates, Maharashtra"

Action: State regulation that all graduates of government medical colleges in the state must work for one year for the government. Alternatively, the state offers medical students a scholarship in return for a money bond to work in rural areas for a certain period after qualifying.

Cost Information not available.
Place Maharashtra. (It is also common in other countries for medical students to do two years medical ' national service')
Time Frame Twelve months.

Increases coverage: Almost all medical vacancies can be quickly filled and future shortages prevented. Education: Graduates benefit from development of public health skills.


Motivation: Medical officers are less motivated if they feel they are just working out their time.


A state government order.

Who needs to be consulted

State government, government medical colleges.




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ECTA PROD team, New Delhi. July 2002.

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