On Sunday, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao have taken an important decision and issued order to appoint adequate staff in 114 hospitals in Telangana on a war-footing in view of the unexpected surge in Covid-19 cases in the State. Let us share here that the decision is to ensure quality and proper medical care to the people. The Chief Minister issued orders to this effect. As per the Orders, 144 doctors, 527 nurses, 84 laboratory technicians, totaling 755 posts, were sanctioned by the Chief Minister. This exercise will result in a financial burden of Rs 9.02 crore on the State exchequer.
However, here it is to be noted that the Chief Minister has also instructed the District Collectors to organize a special recruitment drive on account of the prevailing emergency situation, conduct interviews, and finish the appointment process in five days. The State government accorded permission to engage 449 health personnel including 78 on contract basis and 371 on outsourced basis to work in various institutions across the State for treatment of Covid-19 patients. The order said the services will be for a period of three months or till the actual need ceases.