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CM approves incentives for Odisha doctors

Bhubaneswar, August 3, 2018: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved incentives for doctors under the Odisha Medical Health Services Cadre (OMHSC).

As per the decisions, doctors with super specialisation from Medical Council of India (MCI) recognised medical colleges would get an incentive of Rs 30,000 per month while doctors with Post Graduation (PG) from medical colleges recognised by MCI would receive an incentive of Rs 20,000 per month.

Doctors with Post Graduate Diploma recognised by Odisha Government would avail an incentive of Rs 10,000 per month.

This incentive will over and above the precious incentive like place-based incentives. However, these incentives are not linked to any post and purely based on the required qualification, said CMO communiqué.

In March this year, the State Government had announced that it will provide incentive to medical officers of Odisha Medical and Health Services Cadre having diploma, post graduate (PG) and super specialist degree holders who have never been granted with advance increment/lump sum benefits in any form as was used to be in vogue before abolition of these benefits in 1998.

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