Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that the government has decided to create and fill new posts for 118 new health care centres in the rural areas of the state.
He said that 2,220 posts will be available in these new health centres and the rural people will get better health facilities through these centres.
AIR correspondent reports, there are 1184 posts of skilled workers and 226 posts of unskilled workers to be filled in the sub centre, primary health centres, rural hospitals, sub district hospitals, district hospitals and trauma care unit.
The posts will be filled for those health centres whose construction is either completed or 75 percent construction of these centres is complete.
Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that, the layout of the posts have been finalised and the GR about it has been published.
There will be 47 new sub centres in the rural parts of various districts in the state and 355 posts will be filled in the new district hospital in Palghar District.
37 new primary health centres and six new rural hospitals have been established and various regular as well as the posts in proportion with the human resource have been sanctioned.
Rajesh Tope has expressed confidence to fill up these posts as soon as possible and due to these new health centres the rural population in the state will get better health services.