P&SHD secretary puts ban of general duty


Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Secretary Muhammad Usman banned all kinds of appointments of doctors and other staff members of P&SHD on general duties here on Saturday. It was observed that officers appointed on general duties were found absent from their acquired posts generally.
While ending a destructive malpractice of appointment of doctors and staff to the seats of their own choice, Secretary P&SHD cleared that doctors and staff members will perform their duties on their allotted seats only. Meanwhile, no more doctors and staff will be appointed on general duty as attachés, special and temporary basis.
The concerned department was directed to ensure the implementation of this decision to its true letter and spirit and report back in one week. He also abolished the practice of appointment of staff members on multiple posts.
Muhammad Usman warned, “Strict action will be taken against law breakers.” He added, “We are ensuring best health facilities across the province and this is only possible when malpractice of, already allocated staff’s appointments to their favorite posts, is completely abolished.
Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Secretary Muhammad Usman conducted interviews for 13 vacant administration level seats on district level here on Saturday. All the interviewees were on duty officers of grade 18 to grade 20.
The breakdown of vacant seats in 13 districts of the province includes District Health Officer Preventive (11), CEO (1) and MS (1). 54 candidates were shortlisted owing to their previous service record, working experience and qualification.