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IGMC doctors protest against bank guarantee policy in Shimla

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Doctors of on Monday observed two hours "pen-down strike" outside the Medical College and Hospital in while protesting against the policy.

In an efforts to prevent doctors from joining private hospitals, the government has made it mandatory for the MBBS doctors, who wanted to pursue higher courses like MD/MS, to submit a of Rs 10 lakh until now.

Recently, the government has reduced the to Rs 5 lakh.

Over 100 doctors are demanding the complete removal of laid by the health department of the state.

In addition to that, the doctors are also demanding to increase their stipend from Rs 35,000 to Rs 50,000.

During the protest, the doctors were seen making people aware of by holding placards. The doctors also donated blood at the hospital.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 14:20 IST