Published : Times of India/
The state government on Monday appointed 581 doctors. Handing over the appointment letters to the new recruits, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik said it is by far the highest number of doctors to join at one go. Out of the 6,719 posts of doctors, 1,687 were vacant before the latest round of recruitment. Speaking at an induction programme of the newly-recruited doctors, Naveen said the government is keenly pursuing to fill up vacant posts of doctors and other healthcare professionals.