Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has filled 262 posts of MBBS doctors through walk-in interviews and 200 more posts would be filled to meet their shortage in rural and far-flung areas, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday.
At the inauguration of the Interventional Radiology Outreach Programme organized by the Indira Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) here, he said the state was committed to fill up all posts of doctors and para-medical staff on priority so that people could not suffer.
Thakur said the remaining posts of the doctor would be filled through the State Public Service Commission.
He said the IGMCH was the premier medical institution of the state and the government was committed to further strengthen it with advanced facilities and latest equipments.
He said a digital subtraction angiography machine is being installed in the IGMCH with an outlay of Rs 9 crore.