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346 posts of doctors lying vacant in 3 Govt medical colleges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, February 13: Health and Family Welfare Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak on Friday informed the Odisha Assembly that 2,272 posts of various categories, including 346 post of doctors are lying vacant in three Government-run medical college and hospitals in the State. 

Replying to a query of MLA Dilip Ray, the Minister informed the House that as many as 346 posts, including Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor posts are lying vacant at the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Brahmapur and VSS Medical College and Hospital, Burla. 

As far as doctors posts are concerned the Minister informed that out of the total 147 vacant posts at the SCB Medical College, five approved Professor, 11 Associate Professor and 131 Assistant Professor positions are lying vacant.

At the MKCG Medical College and Hospital, out of the total 100 vacant posts, four Professor, eight Associate Professor and 88 Assistant Professor positions are lying vacant.

Same is the case with the VSS Medical College in Sambalpur. Six Professor, nine Associate Professor and 84 Assistant Professor positions are lying vacant out of the total 99 vacant posts.  
    
Out of the total 705 vacant positions at the SCB, the Minister informed the House that 409 Class IV employees, 129 staff nurse and 149 pharmacists posts are lying vacant.

MKCG Medical College and Hospital also faces the heat with 702 vacant positions. Out of the total 702 vacant posts the Hospital faces a vacancy of 100 doctors, the Minister revealed.

At the VSS Medical College and Hospital out of the total 519 vacant posts 99 are of doctors.


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