Bhubaneswar: With an aim to strengthen the health infrastructure in Odisha, the State government decided to appoint more than 2,000 doctors. During the review meeting here, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed officials to appoint over 2,000 doctors, who completed MBBS and BDS courses, in proposed medical colleges as faculty members and periphery hospitals.
The OPSC was asked to notify for the appointment of doctors at the earliest.
The Chief Minister directed the officials to complete different projects in the Health sector in coordination with different departments.
Also, he reviewed the ongoing work for five District Headquarters Hospital buildings and developments of six district headquarters hospital. Infrastructure of nine newly-established medical colleges was reviewed.
A Cardiac Care hospital at Jharsuguda, Multi Utility Complex for PG students at Sishubhawan in Cuttack, LINAC block at Acharya Harihara Cancer Hospital, PGI at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar and the proposed Bargarh Cancer Hospital were taken up during the meeting.