116 posts of doctors referred to PSC, 96 more being referred


Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, June 09: The Government has referred 116 posts of doctors to Public Service Commission (PSC) and 96 more posts of doctors referred to PSC for fast-track selection, informed the Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Ms Asiea Naqash on Thursday to overcome the shortage of doctors in the hospitals.

While addressing, she said that the four specialties of Super-Specialty hospitals of Jammu and Srinagar have thrown open for public, and after all the formalities has been done, the Medical Colleges in the respective districts would soon start to function.

When asked about the land for establishment of AIIMS in the state by Mr Rajesh Gupta, the Minister replied that in Jammu land has been indentified at Samba, whereas for Srinagar, the site has been identified at Awantipora, Pulwama.

The Minister then added that the course of action for these projects are to be put up by the Centre and necessary details in this regard are to be informed by the State Government to the Centre.

Asiea said that the funds from the PM’s Package for setting up of two AIIMS in the State will be amounting more than Rs 2000.

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