Governor apprises centre on shortage of specialist doctors

ITANAGAR, Feb 27: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Dr B D Mishra has apprised Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda about the deficiency of specialists in hospitals and healthcare centres in Arunachal Pradesh.
During the meeting with the Union Minister at New Delhi on Tuesday, the governor suggested to the Minister that his ministry should help the state in getting specialist volunteers from other states in various fields of medical science, on deputation so that immediate problem of shortage of specialists can be taken care of.
The minister promised that his ministry would render all help in this regard to Arunachal Pradesh. Taking positive view on the suggestion, the minister assured that his ministry will bear the cost and expenditure of the specialists who come to the state on deputation.
The minister also suggested that the process of advertisement asking for volunteers and procedure for engaging them should be done by the state government.
For the procedure to be made effective, a proposal should be sent by state government to the Union Health and Family Welfare ministry, the minister said.
To make this scheme expeditiously effective, the governor will be apprising the concerned department of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh for the needful. (PRO to Governor)