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Aruchal Government creates 1716 posts to revamp heath delivery system

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, April 23: The Aruchal Pradesh government has created 1, 716 posts in various categories under the health and family welfare department out of targeted 2, 541 posts, to revamp the health delivery system in the state. The posts were created vide an official order issued on April 13 last, an official communiqué informed on Sunday.

The posts included five posts of super specialists mely Rheumatologist, Neurologist, Nephrologist, Gastroenterologist and Endocrinologist, 36 posts of Junior Specialists including medicine, surgery, Aesthesiology, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gyecology, Pathologist, Microbiology, Epidemiologist and Biochemistry. Chief Minister Kalikho Pul said that the state government had created the posts on need based in order to meet up the man power shortage in General Hospitals, District Hospitals, Community Health Centres, Primary Health Centres and Sub-Centres across the state.

Besides, it would also help to provide balanced employment opportunity and would benefit the people, the communiqué said.

The chief minister has instructed the department to complete the appointment process within this year.

In case of non-technical posts (C & D categories), appointment would be done district wise as per the vacancy position and health units in each district, the communiqué said.

“The main idea is to equip all health centres including sub-centres with full man power,” Pul said adding, the government is planning to post at least one ANM, one Health Assistant and One MPW Worker in all the Sub-Centres.

“Where there is vacancy it will be filled up with new post and where there is deficiency, it will be adjusted,” he added.

Assuring that transfer and posting of doctors and nurses would be ratiolized as per the requirement of health institutions, Pul requested the government employees to refrain from making influence for transfer and posting.

He also said that promotion would be done as per the seniority list and recommendation of the Departmental Promotion Committee.

The chief minister appealed the health workers and the government employees especially to those working on contract basis to refrain from forming union or association and collection of money in order to put pressure on the government for regularization of their jobs, the communiqué said.

He reiterated that as the parent of the public and its employees, government knows what they want and realize how to take care of their genuine demands without waiting for them to ask.

However, the chief minister warned that the government would not hesitate to take discipliry action against the government employees, if found indulge in such activities, the communiqué added.

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