HYDERABAD: The indefinite strike launched by the Telangana Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) on Monday, demanding the removal of mandatory rural services continued for the second day on Tuesday at the office of Director of Medical Education (DME), Telangana here on Tuesday.
The junior doctors demanded the government to immediately remove the provision of mandatory service for one year in rural areas. President of JUDA Srinivas said, “We are ready to work in rural areas if our services are regularised.”
They demanded the government to make the rural services optional and give special weightage to the government requirements for those who volunteer to work in rural areas. Filling the vacancies in government hospitals, implementing the special production courses were also among the other demands of JUDA.