Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Separate cadre for docs in city

Now, separate cadre for docs in city

New 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.''
The above news was taken from The Times Of India Delhi edition dated 31 July 2007
page 6

Dr Marwah

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