Around 9,500 nursing workers have been appointed
Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said there will be no shortage of health workers in the state in its fight against coronavirus as the government has approved recruitment on 1,058 posts of assistant radiographers, after appointing 9,500 nurses.
He said that keeping in mind the need of nursing workers, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot himself had cleared the way for the ANM-GNM recruitment which was stuck in the judicial process.
About 9,500 nursing workers have been appointed, he said.
As many as 735 new physicians have been appointed in districts and the process of recruitment of 2,000 new doctors is also being started, he said.
Earlier in the day, Sharma launched the planting campaign ‘Amrita’ in the state under the auspices of the Rajasthan State Drug Plant Division under the Ayurveda Department of the state.
He said under this campaign about 1.5 lakh ‘giloy’ saplings will be planted in Jaipur district over the next four months.
Dr Manohar Pareek, a special officer in Ayurveda Department, said giloy is a safe medicine and it has an important role in developing immunity.