Punjab government would fill around 4,000 posts of paramedical staff, including doctors, by September 2020 to accomplish ‘Mission Fateh’ war.
Announcing this, the state Health and Family Welfare and Labour Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Monday said that an agenda of 4000 posts would be tabled in the Cabinet to fill the gap of shortage of skilled manpower.To ensure quality healthcare services to the people under Mission Fateh, two newly constructed 30-bedded Mother and Child Care Hospitals today dedicated to the people at Rajpura and Khanna. Equipped with all modern facilities, these hospitals have been constructed at a cost of Rs six crore and Rs nine crore respectively.
Sidhu said that the Punjab Government had taken the first concrete step of lockdown or curfew in the country to save the people of Punjab from the deadly epidemic COVID-19 which had replicated by the Union Government
“Now under Mission Fateh to defeat coronavirus, the war is being fought on a large scale,” he said while appealing to the people to take precautionary measures for the success of Mission Fateh and also educating others about wearing masks, washing hands, downloading COVA app and maintaining social distance.Cabinet Minister said that health services in Punjab would be modernized and computerized soon on the lines of banking system, besides nine Trauma Centers were being setting up in Punjab.In all the government hospitals, services of CT scan and ultrasound would also be commenced on the AIIMS and PGIMER rates in synergy with private players, which would further improve and strengthen the health services.Sidhu said that our doctors have provided excellent services in fight against coronavirus and other diseases as Corona Warriors and now to overcome the shortage of doctors in government hospitals, recruitment process would be completed through Baba Farid Medical University by September 30, 2020.