6,078 candidates qualify from AP
Health minister Dr Kamineni Srinivas said the government has been trying to resolve the problems being faced by the doctors in the state.
Vijayawada: Health minister Dr Kamineni Srinivas said the government has been trying to resolve the problems being faced by the doctors in the state.
The minister interacted with the media after releasing the National Entrance Eligibility Test (NEET) PG results at the Dr NTR University of Health Sciences on Wednesday. The minister announced that 10,200 students from Andhra Pradesh attended the NEET PG and 6,078 of them qualified in exam. He informed that 1,24,605 candidates attended the exam all over India.
Following are the top rankers of AP: B V R S Sai Virinchi Yadav, first rank, (All India 9th rank). N Umamaheswari, second rank, (All India 16th rank), S V R Sujana, third rank, (All India 23), K Srirama Murthy, fourth rank. (All India 99), R Purushottam Reddy, fifth rank, (All India 123), sixth rank K Vaishnavi Rani, (All India 175), V Phanibabu, seventh rank, (All India 182), K Naveen Kumar, eighth rank, (All India 223), Ch Hetu, ninth rank, (All India 267) and A Sahiti, 10th rank (All India 321). Giving details of doctors’ salary, the minister said senior residents’ salary increased by 40 per cent and the government would soon release pending dues of Rs 32 crore to PGs for 2016-18.
He informed the government had appointed a committee to hike wages of PGs. Regretting over the death of people in Guntur over diarrhoea, he felt the incident was caused due to contamination of water. He announced compensation to the kin of families died due to diarrhoea. He said the government was discussing with the junior doctors and would find an amicable solution to their demands.