Cabinet Approves Establishment of 826 New Health Centres

KL Report


The Cabinet which met here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday approved the establishment of 826 new Sub-Centres in the State under the National Health Mission and hiring of 676 ANMs for these Sub Centres in the first instance at the rate of Rs.12000/- p.m, as admissible under National Health Mission, an official statement said.

“The Cabinet also approved Up-gradation of 371 sub-centres to the level of NTPHCs, establishment of 87 new ISM dispensaries, creation of 458 (371 Allopathic + 87 ISM) Assistant Surgeons / Medical Officers in the pay band of Rs.9300-34800 + grade pay Rs.5400 besides hiring of 1284 Casual Workers to work as Nursing orderlies for the newly upgraded/opened health institutions on the notified minimum wages,” the statement mentioned.


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