Chandigarh, Dec 3 : The Punjab cabinet on Monday took a slew of decisions related to various cadres and servicemen in different departments, including approval for filling up of 185 vacant posts of doctors and paramedic staff in ESI hospitals and dispensaries.
The filling up the posts will help ensure the best healthcare services to nearly 12.
92 lakh insured persons covered under the Employees State Insurance (ESI) scheme across the state, according to a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office.
The Health department would soon initiate the process of recruiting 55 doctors and 130 paramedics on contract basis, pending regular appointment.
The decision would enable the Health Department to ensure cent percent availability of doctors and paramedics in ESI hospitals and dispensaries .(UNI)