APDA seeks CM’s intervention on irregular appointments

ITANAGAR, Apr 3: Members of the Arunachal Pradesh Doctors Association (APDA) apprised the Chief Minister Pema Khandu on irregular appointments in the senior and mid-level administrative posts in violation of the procedures of seniority and DPC in the health department, which it said deprived the seniors.
The team headed by its president Dr Emi Rumi and advisor Dr Allok Yirang called on CM at his office here on Tuesday to seek CM’s intervention in the matter.
The team also sought early implementation of time-bound promotion of in-service doctors. Among others, the issue of provision of contingency staff for those doctors who do not have any, and the TRIHMS imbroglio were also discussed.
The CM assured to look into the issues.
Earlier, the APDA thanked the state government for announcing a ‘bold’ health budget in the recently concluded Budget Session.
Recently, 74 serving GDMOs with PG degrees were absorbed in the specialist sub-cadre, and 82 junior specialists were recruited by the APPSC.
“These recruitments will soon solve the manpower disparity in various health facilities across the state,” said Dr Rumi.