Odisha Govt to implement scheme for redeployment of superannuated AFMS teachers
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today took initiative to implement the scheme for the redeployment of superannuated Armed Force Medical Services (AFMS) teachers in the State, as per provisions envisaged in Scheme for Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas (SHRESHTA).
Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) department, Govt of Odisha, Shalini Pandit wrote a letter in this regard to the Union H&FW Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan saying, “I am directed to say that the Government of Odisha after careful consideration have been pleased to adopt the ‘Scheme for the redeployment of superannuated teachers of the AFMS (SHRESHTA), developed by the AFMS in partnership with the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of H&FW and NITI Aayog.”
Odisha government will implement the redeployment scheme in all Medical College and Hospital (MCH) of the State in order to improve the quality of medical education and healthcare services in such government-run MCHs apart from fulfilling the National Medical Commission (NMC) requirements.
“For the said purpose, the Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET)-Odisha has been declared as the Nodal Officer for implementation of the scheme in the State of Odisha,” the letter read.