State to engage retired health professionals on contractual basis

ITANAGAR, May 29: The state cabinet has decided to engage retired health professionals on contractual basis.
A statement from the Chief Minister’s office said that the decision was taken to increase health professionals especially, doctors and nurses for core medical field duties.
The third cabinet meeting of the month headed by the Chief Minister Pema Khandu was held on Friday to review the preparedness and mitigation plan for covid-19 pandemic.
The cabinet further approved for upgradation of 18 district hospitals and new hospitals for the new districts for an estimated cost of Rs. 365.00 Crore to be funded by various funding windows of Govt of India with an execution timeline of 24 months.
These projects shall be driven by an empowered committee headed by commissioner, planning & investment with chief engineer, planning and deputy director health as members and concerned executing departmental secretaries as special invitee.
The cabinet also approved the proposal for development of 2000 nutritional kitchen garden per legislative constituency.
The cabinet further decided for development of agriculture farm cluster per legislative constituency with minimum of 5 Ha land parcel upto 25 Ha or even more. The concerned MLAs and deputy commissioners of the districts will make the details of the project. (CMO)