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Har: Those completing MBBS will serve govt hospitals for 2 yrs

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Those completing their MBBS from medical colleges in will now have to give compulsory services for two years at state-run hospitals.

Presiding over a meeting of the Medical Education and Research Department today, Health Minister Anil Vij said this would help in minimising the shortage of doctors in the state.

"Around 800 doctors from four hospitals will be available in two years," he said, according to an official release.

Besides, seats at the dental college of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Science in Rohtak has been increased from 60 to 100, the minister said.

This decision would also help in improving the availability of dentists in Haryana, Vij said.

He also said that Union Health Minister J P Nadda would be the chief guest at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Medical College in Bhiwani.

The minister said that the officials of the Gold Field Medical College in have urged the to bring it under the ambit of the state.

"The matter would be placed before the chief minister for a decision," he added.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 22:48 IST