Health Minister T Harish Rao has instructed officials to submit a report on the training of Registered Medical Practitioners (RMPs) within a week. This is in response to a directive from the High Court to implement GO MS 428, which allows the state to train 40,000 RMPs in ‘Community Paramedical Training’. A committee has been formed to prepare a comprehensive report on the training requirements, with the goal of ensuring quality healthcare services.
In a meeting, the Minister also discussed the completion of the promotion process for Assistant Professor posts. He emphasized the importance of expediting the process for 190 Assistant Professors to associate professor positions in teaching hospitals. The Minister also raised the age limit for promotion from Professor to Additional DME and instructed prompt submission of proposals regarding the transfer of professors. These steps aim to improve medical education in the state.
The Minister further stressed the need to expedite the promotion process for deputy civil surgeons and civil surgeons in Telangana Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (TVVP). He ordered that promotions be concluded within 15 days to recognize their dedicated service. Additionally, he called for the completion of the promotion process for nurses in TVVP, with a focus on localisation and career progression opportunities.
To address the urgent need for timely diagnosis and treatment, the Minister directed the purchase of 32 single-donor platelet machines for dengue test diagnosis. A budget of Rs 10 crores has been allocated for this procurement, and the machines will be installed in all district hospitals.
Lastly, the Minister instructed officials to arrange the deployment of recently procured vehicles, including Amma Odi vehicles, 108 vehicles, and Hearse vehicles. These vehicles will be put into service from August 1.