Special incentives for doctors on performance: Wajid

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An important meeting was held under the chairmanship of Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Special Secretary of the Department of Specialized Health and Medical Education, on the direction of Punjab Health Secretary Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi, in which Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University Professor Dr. Mahmoud Ayaz, Additional Secretary Finance Shahida Farrukh, Additional Secretary Admin Zahida Azhar, Deputy Secretary Admin Muhammad Abu Bakar and other officers were also there inthe meeting.

Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah reviewed the measures regarding giving special allowance to doctors during the meeting.

Vice-Chancellor King Edward Medical University Professor Dr. Mahmood Ayaz and other related officers gave a briefing to Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah.

Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah said that the special allowance for doctors will be subject to Key Performance Indicators. Doctors will be given a special allowance of 75 percent of the basic salary based on Key Performance Indicators.

A final proposal will be prepared by January 15 with reference to giving special allowance to doctors. Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah further said that it will be big relief for doctors by giving special allowance.

The Department of Specialized Health and Medical Education is taking basic steps for the improvement of doctors. Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah also directed the concerned officers to prepare a proposal regarding giving special allowance to doctors.