Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik approves appointment & posting of 938 MBBS doctors in various healthcare centres in Odisha, which is the highest at one go. They are appointed through OPSC as assistant surgeons.
With this, number of doctors in position in Odisha stands at 5,707 against the approved strength of 6719. There will be a vacancy of 1012 posts, said an official source. Also, the percentage of vacancies has reduced from 29 per cent to 15 per cent.The newly-recruited doctors will be posted in various hospitals across the state.