Odisha govt hikes monthly stipend of house surgeons

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has enhanced monthly stipend of the house surgeons of state-run medical colleges from Rs 20,000 to Rs 28,000.

The hike will be effective from January 1, 2021 and will prevail for a period of three years.

The move came after the medicos threatened agitations over the demand for hike in stipend amount.