4000 vacancies of doctors & other staff to be filled by September 2020 to accomplish Mission Fateh: Balbir Singh Sidhu
Health Minister dedicates two newly constructed Mother & Child Healthcare Hospitals to people at Rajpura & Khanna
CT scan & ultrasound facilities to be provided in all government hospitals
Chandigarh, June 29:
Around 4000 posts of para medical staff including doctors would soon be filled by September, 2020 to accomplish ‘Mission Fateh’ war waged by the Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh against COVID-19 in Punjab. It was disclosed by Health & Family Welfare and Labour Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu in press release.
Mr. Sidhu said that an agenda of 4000 posts would be tabled in the cabinet to fill the gap of shortage of skilled man power. He said that to ensure quality healthcare services to the people under Mission Fateh, two newly constructed 30 beded Mother and child care hospitals today dedicated to the people at Rajpura and Khanna. Equipped with the all modern facilities, these hospitals have been constructed at a cost of Rs. 6 crore and Rs. 9 crore respectively.
Mr. Sidhu said that Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh had taken the first concrete step of lockdown/Curfew in country to save the people of Punjab from the deadly epidemic COVID-19 which had replicated by Union Government. Now under Mission Fateh to defeat Corona virus, the war is being fought on a large scale. He appealed to the people to take precautionary measures for the success of Mission Fateh and also educating others about wearing masks, washing hands, downloading COVA app and maintaining social distance.
Cabinet Minister further said that health services in Punjab would be modernized and computerized soon on the lines of banking system, besides 9 Trauma Centers were being setting up in Punjab. He said that in all the Govt. Hospitals, services of CT scan and ultra sound would also be commenced on the AIIMS and PGIMER rates in synergy with private players, which would further improve and strengthen the health services.
Mr. Sidhu said that our doctors have provided excellent services in fight against Corona virus and other diseases as Corona Warriors and now to overcome the shortage of doctors in government hospitals, recruitment process would be completed through Baba Farid Medical University by September 30, 2020.