Lok Sabha Q&A – Posts in CGHS
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1200
Posts in CGHS
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:
(a) the details of various sanctioned posts in CGHS Allopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Naturopathy hospitals/ dispensaries separately;
(b) the details of the posts filled up along with those remaining unfilled in Allopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Naturopathy dispensaries separately;
(c) the date from which such posts are lying vacant;
(d) whether some posts are kept vacant deliberately for a long time and if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor; and
(e) the steps taken/being taken by the Government to fill up the vacancies?
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFAREbe pleased to state:-
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY)
(a) & (b): The details of various sanctioned and filled up posts and vacancies in CGHS including Allopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha are at Annexure- I and IA (for Group-A), Annexure-II (for Group-B) & Annexure-III (for Group-C).
(c): Accrual of vacancies due to superannuation/transfer/death etc. is a continuous dynamic process and it is, therefore, not possible to determine exact date from which such posts are lying vacant.
(e): Following steps have been taken by the Government to attract GDMOs and non-teaching Specialists to join CGHS:-
(i) In order to encourage more doctors to join CGHS, posting of Doctors is normally being made after due consideration of their residence/domicile.
(ii) Promotion upto the SAG level has been made time bound under the Dynamic Assured Career Scheme.
(iii) This Ministry has started sending separate requisitions to UPSC exclusively for stations outside Delhi in order to ensure that the candidates recommended by UPSC join at places outside Delhi in non-teaching sub-cadre.
(iv) The retirement age of CHS Doctors has recently been enhanced upto 65 years.
(v) To avoid shortage of paramedical staff in CGHS due to cumbersome recruitment process of posts falling under direct recruitment of para-medical staff, powers have been delegated to the Additional Director of concerned CGHS cities for recruitment of para-medical staff.
Source : Lok Sabha