Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | PTI
The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has planned to fill 6,400 vacancies including over 2,000 doctors and teaching faculty posts, wiping out the backlogs for manpower, Union Minister for Labour, Employment, Forest, Bhupender Yadav said on Saturday. Stating that health is at the core of the nation-building strategy, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s government is focused on ensuring easy access to medial services to all.
Delivering the second Graduation Day address at the ESIC Medical College and Hospital at K K Nagar here, the Minister said ESIC is also working towards providing skill-based training programme to the workers for paramedical jobs and has launched certificate courses in 10 disciplines.
“As part of the Centre’s modernisation initiative under the ‘Nirman Se Shakti’ we are setting up 23 new 100-bedded hospitals across the country. We are also setting up over 60 dispensaries that will ensure the delivery of quality medical care service to insured workers and their dependents in the vicinity of their residences,” Yadav said.