Nursing Education – Enhancement of stipends to Nursing students in Government Nursing Schools and Colleges – Orders – Issued.
G.O.Ms.No.143 – Dated :20 -12-2019.
1. G.O.Ms.No.66 HM&FW(K2) Deptt., Dt.19-03 2010. 2. From the Director of Medical Education, A.P. Vijayawada Lr.Rc.No.7351/P1/2018, dt.04.02.2019. **** ORDER: In the G.O.1st read above, orders were issued enhancing the stipends to Student Nurses @ 1500/- per month for 1st year, Rs.1700/- per month for 2nd year, Rs.1900/- per month for 3rd year, 2200/- per month for Internship/4th year (B.Sc (Nursing) w.e.f.01.01.2010. 2. In the letter 2nd read above, the Director of Medical Education, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada has informed that the Principal, Government School of Nursing, Vijayawada and the Trained Nurses Association of India and Adhoc Committee members of AP Government Nurses Association have requested to enhance the stipends to Nursing students since, their stipends have not been enhanced since 2010.
The stipend is paid to the students for their living expenses during the course of study towards maintenance of uniform, travel and other expenses relating to study material, project works, Xerox etc which are very essential.
The nurses are the back bone for the health care system and they work round the clock. There are many instances and situations when the Doctor is not available, in case of emergency, a Nurse attends the work of Doctor to save the patient.
Enhancement of stipends to Nursing students in Government Nursing Schools and Colleges
3. The Director of Medical Education, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada has therefore, requested the Government to enhance the stipends to the GNM and B.Sc (Nursing) students studying in Government Nursing Colleges. 4. The Government after careful examination of the matter, hereby enhance the stipends to the students studying GNM /B.Sc (N) as indicated below w.e.f. 01.01.2020: