July 5, 2012 admin

Punjab Government gave appointment letters for the regular PCMS-I cadre to 388 MBBS doctors.

Chandigarh, 5th July:    The Punjab Government gave appointment letters for the regular PCMS-I cadre to 388 MBBS doctors. These appointment letters were handed over to the newly appointed doctors by Sh Madan Mohan Mittal, Health & Family Welfare Minister, Punjab during a ceremony at Parivar Kalyan Bhawan, Chandigarh. These doctors were also allocated  on the spot postings on the stations of their choice as per their merit. Smt Vini Mahajan, Principal Secretary, Health; Smt Raji P. Shrivastava, MD PHSC; Sh Raj Kamal Chaudhary, Secretary, Health & Family Welfare; Sh S.K. Sharma, Mission Director, NRHM, Punjab; Dr J.P. Singh, Director Health Services; Dr Karanjit Singh, Director Family Welfare; Dr Ashok Nayyar, Director ESI and Dr Pyare Lal Garg, ED, SHSRC were present on the occasion.
                        While extending a warm welcome to the newly appointed doctors, Sh Madan Mohan Mittal reiterated the Punjab Government’s commitment to provide better health care facilities to the people and stated that new recruitments in the department are being done at a large scale with the objective to meet the gap of shortage of doctors and para-medics. He added that with the joining of these new doctors, the health services in the state would definitely improve to a further level. He informed that prior to these 388 MBBS doctors, the department had during the last month, also issued appointment letters to 180 new regular specialist doctors. Similarly other medical and paramedical vacancies are also being filled to facilitate better medical services for the people. The Minister expressed satisfaction that the entire process of this recruitment had been very fair and transparent and even the Doctors are being given the choice stations on the spot, according to their merits. While addressing the newly appointed doctors, Sh Mittal said that Doctors are considered next to the God and are blessed with the skills to save precious lives, and hence no one can take their place.  He exhorted them to work serve the community with utmost dedication and live up to the expectations of the public. Health Minister also handed over the appointment letters to 6 clerks and 16 class IV employees appointed on compassionate grounds in the Health Department, Punjab.
                        Smt. Vini Mahajan stated that, further improvement in the health sector in the state was one of the top priorities of the Punjab Government and all possible steps are being taken in this direction. She welcomed the newly appointed doctors on the rolls of Health Department and urged them to work with honesty and sincerity and make their full efforts to deliver good health care services to the people.
                        Ms Raji P. Shrivastava gave orientation to the new doctors regarding the services being provided in the hospitals and other programmes under Punjab Health Systems Corporation.                      Sh S.K Sharma, while addressing the new doctors told them about the National health programmes and other initiatives and services being extended under the National Rural Health Mission, Punjab. Dr J.P Singh gave orientation to the doctors regarding various types of services and duties. He also informed them regarding the special arrangements made for medical fitness tests at designated places in order to facilitate their early joining in the department. Besides this, different senior officers of the department held brief induction orientation on various health issues and programmes during the occasion.

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