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Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 22 seats vacant for Medical Specialists post, immediate recruitment demanded


Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 22 seats vacant for Medical Specialists post, immediate recruitment demanded

MP Kuldeep Rai Sharma expressed that the reason behind the non-availability of Medical Specialist doctors are due to less remuneration being paid by the Andaman and Nicobar Administration, for which the Specialist Doctors are not showing their willingness to render services in the far-flung islands since the specialist doctors are getting a higher salary in the mainland hospitals ranging from Rs 2.50 to Rs 3 lakhs per month.

Port Blair:  Concerned with poor Heath Service and 22 vacant posts of medical specialists in tiny Islands of Andaman and Nicobar, the newly elected Member of Parliament of Andaman has requested the Administration to immediately fill up these posts.

Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, the Member of Parliament, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has taken up the matter with the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and in his letter he stated that due to non-availability of sanctioned strength of Medical Specialist with DHS, the large population of these islands are deprived of specialised medical care in the hospitals of Andaman and Nicobar islands.

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He expressed that the reason behind the non-availability of Medical Specialist doctors are due to less remuneration being paid by the Andaman and Nicobar Administration, for which the Specialist Doctors are not showing their willingness to render services in the far-flung islands since the specialist doctors are getting a higher salary in the mainland hospitals ranging from Rs 2.50 to Rs 3 lakhs per month.

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India comprising 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

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