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Minister Thanks PM For Introducing Medical Seat Quota For Covid-19 Warriors' Children

The Centre has said that five MBBS/BDS seats will be reserved under the quota

Minister Thanks PM For Introducing Medical Seat Quota For Covid-19 Warriors' Children
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Minister Thanks PM For Introducing Medical Seat Quota For Covid-19 Warriors' Children
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2020-11-22T16:11:13+05:30

Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for introducing a quota for children of Covid-19 warriors in medical and dental colleges under the central pool.

"Thank you PM @narendramodi Ji for introducing a new quota for 'Wards of COVID-19 Warriors' in MBBS and BDS seats under the central pool. It is a great honour for the sacrifice of #CovidWarriors who selflessly dedicated their lives for the service of the nation in these difficult times," Sudhakar tweeted.

Announcing the quota in recognition of the service rendered by Covid-19 warriors during the pandemic, the Centre said it would mention the reservation in the guidelines for selection and nomination of candidates for MBBS seats for the financial year 2020-21.

The Centre said five MBBS/BDS seats will be reserved for children of healthcare workers. Selection of candidates under the quota would be made through online application on the basis of rank obtained in NEET-2020.

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