Posting most doctors in urban areas only perpetuates vested interests: Patna HC raps Bihar Govt for not incentivising doctors in rural areas

Taking note of the disproportionately high number of doctor vacancies in rural areas, the Court remarked, "how does posting of majority of the doctors in urban areas help anyone, except perpetuate vested interests?"
The High Court of Judicature at Patna
The High Court of Judicature at Patna

Observing that the State government was “neglecting rural areas” in terms of appointment of doctors, the Patna High Court recently directed the Chief Secretary to fill up doctor vacancies in rural areas and difficult terrains, either through transfers or recruitments “to the maximum extent possible.

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