Bhubaneswar, 19/8: Under the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, 11,006 new nursing officers have been created in the state to make healthcare more efficient and effective.
The posts will be filled in the main hospitals of all the districts of the state along with the group health centers, maternity and pediatric centers and various medical colleges. All of these positions will be filled in two phases. These posts will be filled in accordance with the Odisha Nursing Service Rules 2019
Of these, 874 are in the district’s main hospitals, 5,400 in the group health centers, and 2659 in the maternity and pediatric centers. A total of 8933 posts have been created at the district level. In addition, 2,073 posts have been created in various medical college hospitals in the state.