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AP bifurcation: Just 60 Andhra Pradesh doctors leave Telangana

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 21, 2016, 2:12 am IST
Updated Jul 21, 2016, 2:13 am IST
Telangana Government Doctors’ Association is not happy with the miniscule AP-bound number.
This marks the much-awaited bifurcation of the health department. (Representational image)
 This marks the much-awaited bifurcation of the health department. (Representational image)

Hyderabad: Only 60 doctors belonging to Andhra Pradesh have opted for AP. They were given their relieving letters on Wednesday. This marks the much-awaited bifurcation of the health department.

But the Telangana Government Doctors’ Association is not happy with the miniscule AP-bound number. They want the other 170 doctors occupying posts of associate professors and assistant professors to go back too.

 

Dr Nara Hari, a senior TGDA member, said, “Neither are their spouses from the region and nor do they suffer from any medical condition which justifies their stay here.”

The TGDA claims these 170 doctors are occupying top positions here and if they remain, there will be no benefits or promotions for TS doctors. The TGDA had asked health minister Dr Laxma Reddy to intervene. The issue has also been placed before the Central Health Ministry.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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