The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday sanctioned 1366 posts for 500 COVID-19 bed Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) hospitals to be made functional here.
In this regard, an order has been issued by the Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Department (H&ME), Atal Dullo, a copy of which lies with the news agencies.
The order reads that 683 posts have been kept for DRDO hospitals in Jammu and Srinagar respectively, expenditure on account of salary and maintenance of these hospitals which shall be borne out of the UT budget.
- Posts for Kashmir Region: 683
- Posts for Jammu Region: 683
Total posts Advertised: 682*2 = 1366
“The Administrative Control of these Hospitals shall lie respectively with the Principals of Government Medical Colleges, Jammu and Srinagar”, reads the order.
|Name of the Posts||Total Posts|
|Deputy Medical Superintendent||6|
|Medical officer (MBBS/ISM/Dental surgeon)||70|
|Data Entry Operator||24|
DRDO / JKHME Department posts salary
|Name of the posts||Maximum pay scale|
|Deputy Medical Superintendent||208700|
|Medical officer (MBBS/ISM/Dental surgeon)||166700|
|Data Entry Operator|
|Nursing Orderly||Through NHM|
The contractual engagement on the gazette level posts shall be made by the committees on the basis of walk in interview. the nursing staff and paramedical/ technical staff shall be engaged as per the criteria to be worked by the two committees.
All the appointees shall be paid full salary corresponding to the minimum of the pay scale including all allowances as long as they remain in the service and actually perform the duties.
What is the full form of DRDO?
Defense Research and Development Organisation
How many hospitals are opening in Jammu Kashmir via DRDO?
Two 500 bedded COVID hospitals
Total no of posts advertised for 2 DRDO hospitals in JK?
683 * 2 = 1366