War on COVID: Telangana govt to appoint 50k MBBS doctors on contract basis

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  10 May 2021 3:45 AM GMT
War on COVID: Telangana govt to appoint 50k MBBS doctors on contract basis

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced to recruit 50000 MBBS pass-outs to augment the workforce and reduce the burden on the frontline warriors battling the second wave of COVID-19 in the state.

KCR has asked officials to invite applications from doctors who have completed MBBS. Medical and health officers were asked to appoint them for a two to three months period.

Besides doctors, the officials were asked to appoint nurses, lab technicians, pharmacists and other paramedical staff immediately. He said these temporary employees should be paid respectable salaries. "In future, they should be given weightage points for government jobs," he said.

The CM urged the young doctors to come forward to serve the people who are facing a difficult situation. The CM also urged the qualified nurses, pharmacists, lab technicians, and paramedics to come forward and offer their services. The CM said those interested could apply online by logging into: https://odls.telangana.gov.in/medicalrecruitment/Home.aspx

Free rice to white ration card holders in Telangana

Coming to the rescue of the improvised section of society, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced five-kilo free rice per person for two months to white ration card holders in Telangana.

The CM also decided to provide Rs 2000 per month and 25 kilograms of rice to 80,000 more private teachers. This is in addition to 1.20 Lakh private teachers who were given the same benefits earlier.

Besides this, an additional 80,000 teachers and supporting staff working with private educational institutions will be given Rs 2000 per month and 25 Kgs of rice until the schools re-open. With this a total of 2 lakh private teachers in the state would be benefitted.

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