Cabinet increases stipend of PG Medical students
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 21 : The Kerala Cabinet today decided to increase the stipend of P G Medical Students in the State.
Briefing on Cabinet decisions here, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the increase was 38-39 per cent for different categories of students.
The stipend was increased from 23,000 to Rs 32,000 for first year Junior Residents, from 24,000 to Rs 33,000 for second year students and from Rs 25,000 to Rs 34,000 for third year students.
The stipend was increased from Rs 28,000 to Rs 35,000 for first year Super Specialty Senior Residents, from from Rs 29,000 to Rs 36,000 for second year students, and from from Rs 30,000 to Rs 37,000 for third year students.
The stipend was increased Rs 34,000 to Rs 38,000 for Senior Residents-PG Bonded and from Rs 34,000 to Rs 39,000 for Senior Residents-Super Specialty Bonded. Government has given the sanction for a special package for the non-teaching staff.