New Delhi, Aug 16: 632 doctors working in various positions across the national capital were today promoted by the Delhi government.
The AAP dispensation issued the promotion orders of these doctors, saying the final orders have been issued following the approval of the competent authority. "265 Medical Officers have been promoted to (the post of) Senior Medical Officers (Ist DACP).
These promotions were pending since 23.12.2013. Health Minister Satyendar Jain issued orders for their promotion," the government said in a statement.
"Similarly, 185 non-teaching specialist grade-III doctors under the Delhi Health Service (DHS Cadre) have been promoted to non-teaching specialist grade -II w.e.f. 23.12.2011 (Ist DACP).
"182 non-teaching specialist grade-II doctors have been promoted to non-teaching specialist grade-I w.e.f. 23.12.2015 (IInd DACP)," it said.
Jain directed the Department of Health to speedily process all other pending proposals for promotion, particularly of doctors working with the Delhi government, it added.