Navigation Links
President Kalam Meets Striking Medicos However Stir to Continue

President A P J Abdul Kalam today met representatives of the striking medicos but the meeting could not break the impasse with the students and doctors deciding// to continue with their agitation.

A 12-member delegation of agitating medicos, which also included members of AIIMS Faculty Association who have been supporting the anti-quota stir, had a 45-minute meeting with Kalam. The medicos presented a charter of demands to Kalam.

'We respect President's appeal to those in hunger strike to call of the strike. But, we are not satisfied,' Dr Vinod Patro, President of the AIIMS's Resident Doctors Association and member of the 'Youth for Equality', the group which is spearheading the ongoing agitation, said after the meeting.

The doctors, who had been seeking Kalam's intervention on the quota issue, said 'our movement continues.' Kalam has assured the medicos that he would ensure what government has said was implemented. The Government has declared that the number of general category seats would not be affected with implementation of the quota for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

However, the talks were stuck on the issue of setting up of a non-political commission to examine the reservation policy and exclusion of creamy layer from the OBC quota, the doctors said.

Dr A B Dey from the AIIMS Faculty Association, who was also part of the delegation, said doctors were not against reservation but it should be 'scientific and evidence based.'

'We want the government to develop some middle ground to resolve the imbroglio,' Dr Manoj Singh, an AIIMS faculty member, said.

The charter of demands included exclusion of creamy layer from reservation, inclusion of reservation for poor background students who are not part of any reservation category in the proposed 27 per cent quota and setting up of a non-political commission to review the extension of reservation policy.

'The commission should come up with a fool proof and time-bound strategy to uplift and empower the backward sections of our country without interfering with the overall development and well-being of our nation,' the charter of demands says.

The medicos are also demanding a white paper on the reservation policy and implementation of the proposed extended reservation policy and any other new reservation policy only after the commission had submitted its report.

They have also asked for increase in number of seats in institutes only after proper infrastructure is developed and that number of seats in open merit should always remain at least 50.5 per cent inclusive of all other reservations and quotas.

The agitating doctors have demanded that no action of any nature should be taken against students, interns, doctors and others who participated in the agitation.

Meanwhile the health services were completely paralyzed in Himachal Pradesh as doctors of government hospitals and ayurvedic doctors and veterinary doctors joined the strike against reservation to OBCs in response to the all India medical bandh call given by Indian Medical Association.

The Prime Minister meanwhile has said that he is willing to meet the striking medicos but as far as the debate on quota implementation is concerned – the topic is closed. According to him the decision of implementation is being done after discussing it in the Indian Parliament.

With both sides stuck on the issue there looks no immediate solution to the problem. The country seems to be divided on the issue.

(Source: PTI
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Past President Narayanans Condition Still Critical
2. President and Founder of National Obesity Forum Resigns
3. President Bush Urges Citizens to Invest In Health Savings Account (HSAs)
4. President Bush proposes HSAs scheme for the benefit of both the workers and the country
5. President’s verdict: no need to panic over bird fl
6. Delhi Hospitals On Standby For President Bush
7. Former IMO President Shows Interest In Winning General Election
8. Chicken Dishes Were Off The Menu At Pakistan Presidents House
9. Man Appeals to President to Save His Ailing Son
10. President Kalam Meets Striking Medicos However Stir to Continue
11. Medicos Seek President’s Permission For Self-Immolatio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary ... Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support its work ... marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas of ... AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum Wage’ ... 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the median ... floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, ... journal articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) , ... June 24, ... ... their Las Vegas client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and ... The Grove, in Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... DUBLIN , June 23, 2016 ... "Key Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... need in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for ... and growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable ... flu vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered in ... . ... ... ... Astellas ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has ... Global Analysis (United States, China, Japan, Brazil, United Kingdom, ... their offering. Surgical ... business planners, provides surgical procedure volume data in a ... an in-depth analysis of growth drivers and inhibitors, including ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: