Odisha govt hikes monthly stipend of nursing, pharmacy, allied medical students

D.Pharma students will now get a monthly stipend of Rs 500, ANM Rs 2000, B.Sc (N) Rs 5000 for an internship while M. Phil in Clinical Psychology and M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work will get Rs 10,000. 

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The Odisha government on Wednesday announced the enhancement of the monthly stipend of nursing, pharmacy, and allied medical students.

"Considering the request of the students of Nursing, Pharmacy and Allied Medical Students for enhancement of their stipend, and taking into account the importance of services being rendered by them, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved enhancement of stipend amount in favour of the students," read a statement released by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO).