Guwahati: 24th August 2011
Assam government will discharge about 300 doctors under Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) to improve health service delivery in the state. The state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that VRS will offered to those, who often give work a miss or simply do not turn up or those doctors who showed indifference towards the government’s attempt to improve the health service delivery mechanism. The government will divide the government doctors into five categories — doctors staying at the headquarters and regularly attending duty, doctors who do not stay at the headquarters but regularly attend duty, doctors who do not stay at the headquarters and report late for duty, doctors who occasionally /rarely come for duty and doctors who do not attend to work at all.
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