“While filling the vacancies of government Doctors posts, who are already offered high salaries, priority would also be given to recruiting Specialised Medicos”, the minister stated
Bengaluru: State government will soon recruit over 1500 doctors, which remained vacant in the state-run Hospitals soon, Health minister B Sreeramulu, informed here on Thursday.
Addressing newsmen after assuming office in the Vidhana Soudha, today, the minister said that “I have plans to bring a sea-change in the department”.
Recalling that he had worked as the Health minister in 2009, Mr Sreeramulu said that “While filling the vacancies of government Doctors posts, who are already offered high salaries, priority would also be given to recruiting Specialised Medicos”.
Maintaining that he has knowledge over the functioning of the Government hospitals, the minister said that “More focus would be given to improve the infrastructure facilities to Doctors, Para-medical staff, like hostel facilities and accommodation to those who come tending to the patients, canteens and toilets”.
“To help the poor people, subsidised Medicine outlets, the Janoushadhi Kendras will be established in all the State government hospitals”, he said.
The minister also said that the Karnataka government will fund up-gradation of Laboratories functioning in the Government hospitals on the lines of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi.
Replying to questions, on the alleged Medicine purchase scam, reported in the previous JD(S)-Congress coalition government, he said that “An inquiry will be held on the alleged scam and guilty would be brought to books, whoever it may be”.