Ramakanta Biswas

The Odisha Health and Family Welfare department on Tuesday notified the creation of various teaching, non-teaching and administrative posts for the Medical College and Hospital in Sundergarh.

As many as 160 teaching and 85 non-teaching posts in various disciplines of the medical college and hospital have been created.

Similarly, 10 posts have been created in the office of the Dean & Principal while 16 in the office of the Superintendent of the medical college and hospital.

In a letter to the Principal Accountant General of Odisha, the Joint Secretary of State Health department, Prakash Chandra Mohanty said the creation of the posts ‘with effect from the date from which they are actually filled up’, have been sanctioned by the Odisha Governor. 

“These post creations are subject to necessary approval of Government of India for opening of the above Medical College and Hospital in the State,” the letter stated.

The newly-created posts shall be filled up following the relevant recruitment rule and provision of ORV Act. The base level Group 'B' posts shall be filled up on contractual basis initially following the relevant recruitment rules and provisions of ORV Act. The level Group 'C' & 'D' posts will also be filled up initially on contractual basis, the letter added.

On August 16, the Odisha Health department announced creation of 11,006 new posts of Nursing Officers in the State Health department. The recruitment process will be completed in two phases, a statement issued by the CMO had stated.

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