Spl incentives for doctors serving in rural areas

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Chandigarh, Aug 8 (UNI) The Haryana government has decided to fill all vacancies of doctors, enhance their pay scales and introduce special incentives for doctors serving in rural areas, Morni and Mewat.

A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda here today.

The Chief Minister approved the proposal to fill up all the 574 vacancies of doctors through departmental committees and make recruitment of doctors as ongoing process.

It was decided to pay an area based special incentive to Medical Officers on monthly basis for serving in difficult areas.

In case of rural areas, the incentive for Medical Officers would be Rs 5000 per month. It would be Rs 10,000 per month for those serving in Mewat and Morni Hills.

Medical Specialists would be paid a special allowance at a rate of Rs 15,000 per month for rural areas. For service in Morni and Mewat, they would be paid an incentive of Rs 25,000 per month.

It has also been decided to set up a dedicated wing in the Roads and Bridges Development Corporation Ltd for development, upgradation and maintenance of health infrastructure.

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