Chandigarh, August 4, 2015 (Yes Punjab News)
Department of Health and Family Welfare, Punjab will be issuing appointment letters to 167 new MBBS doctors selected by Public Public Service Commission (PPSC) during a ceremony at State Institute of Health & F.W, SAS Nagar on 10th August 2015.
This was stated here today by Ms. Vini Mahajan, Principal Secretary, Health & F.W., Punjab.
She disclosed that senior most 167 from combined merit list of Medical Officers have been offered appointment in the 1st instance.
The health services in the state will get a boost with the appointment of these new doctors as they will soon be posted at various hospitals in the state, especially covering the areas where there is a shortage of doctors.
She added that the Government is committed to provide better health care facilities for the people and a special emphasis is being laid upon grass-root level health services.
Ms. Mahajan stated that even in the recent past, mass level recruitment have been made by the department to fill the requisite number of posts of doctors and para-medical staff as per the requirement in different govt. hospitals of the state.