Nursing students’ monthly stipends to be increased up to 46%, says college principal. Principal of Ameeruddin Medical College, Lahore, also known as Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Speaking in this regard, Prof. Muhammad Al-Fareed Zafar said the increase will motivate students to complete their degrees.
Students enrolled in nursing and midwifery programs in India will now receive a monthly stipend of Rs. 46,170 each month instead of the previous amount of 31,470. The revised monthly stipends will be applicable from 1 July 2022, and students will receive an additional amount for three months in October.
The incumbent Punjab government is taking all possible measures to improve the nursing sector, he said.