Now, separate cadre for docs in cityNew Delhi: The cabinet on Monday gave principle approval to the recommendations
of the Union health and family welfare ministry in the matter of constitution of the Delhi
health services, a separate cadre of doctors for the city.
As per the recommendation, initially, the services would have the option of appointing
doctors who have sought transfer from the CGHS cadre and also absorption of doctors
appointed by the Delhi government. The government has 1,174 sanctioned posts of
general duty medical officers, 410 non-teaching specialists, 349 teaching specialists
and 4 public health specialists.
Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit said: ''The DHS will mean that we will have
disciplinary authority over doctors who work for us.''