65 foreign national doctors at AIIMS unpaid for a year
| Thursday | 6th May, 2021
New Delhi: AIIMS RDA in a letter wrote that 65 foreign national doctors employed at AIIMS have not received their salaries.
"Currently, there are 65 foreign national doctors in AIIMS New Delhi, who, over and above their regular clinical duties are also performing COVID duties since March 2020.
However, the AIIMS administration is adamant that they will not pay these foreign nationals working as resident doctors.
There are 3 Institutes of National Importance (INIs) where foreign national residents come to study after clearing the INI CET exam (Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test) which is conducted by AIIMS, Delhi.
While foreign nationals come from all SAARC countries, a majority of doctors in AIIMS are from Nepal.
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