Research Areas / International Migration
India Needs a Medical Education Policy for Students Returning From Abroad
Published on July 11, 2022
- According to data from the Ministry of External Affairs, some 18,000 Indian students were studying in Ukraine at the time Russia invaded; most of them were medical students.
- Though the Indian government brought them all back, there is considerable uncertainty over their careers.
- The government has to come up with a policy, on an ad hoc basis, to ensure these students are able to continue their education on a predictable, reliable path.