Sunday, September 14, 2014
DOC VACANCIES: P’GARH SCRIBES’ STIR ENTERS 7TH DAY Monday, 15 September 2014 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
DOC VACANCIES: P’GARH SCRIBES’ STIR ENTERS 7TH DAY
Monday, 15 September 2014 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
A dharna being staged at Patnagarh by members of the Patnagarh Sub-Divisional level Journalists’ Association for fulfilment of vacant doctor posts in all the health centres of the sub-division reached seventh day on Sunday. Scribes Kailash Chandra Sahu, Laxmikant Mishra and Jatish Khamari are leading the protest group. Various social organisations, political parties and college students have been extending their full support, informed Mishra.
Mishra lamented that while 18 out of 42 sanctioned doctor posts in the sub-division have been lying vacant for long, the district admin has sit silent. The posts of the Sub-Divisional Medical Officer, Medicine Specialist, Pathology and Anaesthesia doctors in the Sub-Divisional Hospital are lying vacant. BJP State president sat on the dharna on Sunday to mark his party’s support on the issue. The newsmen have threatened that they would observe a 48-hour Patnagarh Bandh from September 18 if the posts are not filled up by September 17.