The Council of Ministers (CoMs) decided to post 1380 doctors as Medical Officer in Health Department and post of Community health officer in National Health Mission in various Health and Wellness Centres of the State.
In a State Cabinet meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to fill up 500 posts of Medical Officers in Health Department to ensure better health services to the people of the State nearer to their homes. Out of these 500 posts, 300 posts of Medical Officers will be filled up through Walk In Interview within a month and 200 posts would be filled through the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission.
The Cabinet also decided to fill up 880 posts of Community Health Officers on contract basis under National Health Mission in various Health and Wellness Centres of the State. It also decided to fill up 19 posts of Medical Officers (Dental) in Department of Dental Health Services on contract basis i.e. 50 percent through Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission and 50 percent on batchwise basis.
It also decided to open Block Medical Office at Kafota in Sirmaur district alongwith creation and filling up of 18 posts of different categories. The Cabinet gave its approval to upgrade Community Health Center Sainj in Kullu district to 50 bedded health institution alongwith creation and filling up of 27 posts of different categories. It decided to upgrade Community Health Center Haripurdhar in Sirmaur district to Civil Hospital alongwith creation and filling up of 26 posts of different categories to man this health institution.
It also decided to upgrade Health Sub Center Jarag in Sirmaur district to Primary Health Center. It also decided to upgrade Community Health Center Rajpur in Sirmaur district from 30 bedded to 50 alongwith creation and filling up of 20 posts of different categories for its smooth functioning. T
he Cabinet gave its nod to upgrade Primary Health Center Baddukhar in Kangra district to Community Health Center alognwith creation and filling up of four posts of different categories. It decided to increase the bed capacity of Community Health Center at Raison in Kullu district to 30 bedded hospital to facilitate the people of the area .
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