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Pay scale of super specialist doctor to be revised soon by Punjab government to fill vacancies: Deputy CM OP Soni

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | October 02, 2021 04:12 PM

CHADIGARH/HARYANA: Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Mr OP Soni today laid the foundation stone of 300 bedded government superspeciality hospital at Handiaya.

Before the onset of event the deputy CM paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

 Speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony flanked by Senior Congress leader Mr Kewal Singh Dhillon, the Deputy CM Mr Soni said that this Super Speciality Hospital will prove to be a boon for the people of this area who would get best of the health facilities near their homes.

 Mr Soni said that Punjab government was currently providing 235 kind of medicines free of cost at all the government hospitals. He added that the Punjab government was committed towards providing best of the infrastructure and manpower to health sector.

 Also instruction have been passed to purchase the medicine that have not been available in government hospitals but are required by the patients. Mr Soni added that in order to streamline availability of medicines at different government hospitals in the state a mobile application is being developed on which availability of medicines will be easily accessible in public domain.

Responding to a media query he added that the pay scale of super specialist doctors is soon being revised by the Punjab government to ensure that number of super specialist join government service and people get a respite.

On the occasion he also announced giving Rs 2 cr financial aid to the Civil Hospital Barnala.

 Congratulation the residents of Barnala for soon having access to super specialist medical services Mr Soni said that the hospital has been possible due to earnest efforts of Mr Kewal Singh Dhillon. He added that Mr Dhillon has heralded in unmatched development in Barnala.

Mr Soni added that the super speciality Hospital is spread in 6 acres of land. In the beginning of project Rs 40 crore grant has been approved for this project and for the further work consequent fund shall be allocated according to the needs.

Prominent among others present included Mr Pawan Goyal senior Congress leader, Director of Health Services Dr Andesh Kang and Dr GB Singh, DC Mr Tej Pratap Singh Phoolka, DIG Mr Gurpeet Singh Toor, SSP Mr BS Meena, ADC Mr Amit Bambi, SDM Mr varjeet Walia, Assistant Commissioner General Mr Devdarsb, civil surgeon Barnala Dr Jasvir Singh Aulakh and others were also present.

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