FORDA delegation meets Health Minister JP Nadda, discusses postponement of NEET-PG, ET HealthWorld

FORDA delegation meets Health Minister JP Nadda, discusses postponement of NEET-PG, ET HealthWorld


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New Delhi: Representatives of the Federation of Resident Doctors' Association met Union Health Minister JP Nadda and discussed their concerns on medical education, with a focus on postponing the NEET-PG exam. According to a statement, a delegation of the Federation of Resident Doctors' Association (FORDA) met the minister on Saturday.

At the meeting, FORDA stressed the importance of promptly announcing new exam dates and conducting the examinations transparently and efficiently, adding that the primary focus of the discussion was the postponement of the NEET-PG exam.

The NEET-PG exam, scheduled to be held on June 23, was postponed a night before the entrance exam following recent allegations on the integrity of some competitive exams.

In the statement, FORDA said Nadda assured the delegation that his ministry and the government were committed to the welfare of students and were determined to improve the existing system.

The Health Minister told the FORDA delegation that the reasons for postponing the NEET-PG are being looked into and new dates for the exam will be announced soon.

The delegation also raised other important issues pending since the Lok Sabha elections and Nadda assured them that further meetings would be held to resolve these matters.

The FORDA delegation included its Chairman Dr. Aviral Mathur, General Secretary Dr. Sarvesh Pandey, Dr. Gautam Sharma (RML), Dr. Sarda (LHMC), Dr. Bharani, Dr. Ayush (VMMC & SJH) and Dr. Meet Ghoniya (NITRD).

  • Published on June 30, 2024 at 02:54 PM IST

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