It was informed by the health minister Mr. M. Subramanian that as many as 7286 new posts have been created for nurses and health inspectors in the Tamil Nadu health department. It is learnt that some of the appointments would be made under the Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam scheme.
According to the instructions given by the chief minister of Tamil Nadu Mr. M.K. Stalin, new staff nurses and health inspectors would be appointed. Point is that employment orders to 4848 nurses and 2448 health inspectors have been issued. The health minister mentioned that for the last one and half years 12000 nurses and health inspectors have been working temporarily. Medical selection board would recruit 4570 nurses and 1646 health inspectors. It is now brought out that for those who have been working already, tenure has been extended by the chief minister till December.
Providing permanent jobs to all nurses and health inspectors would not be possible. The employees would be awarded 20 marks after consultation with the health secretary and officials etc. Point is that the nurses and health inspectors must not trust intermediaries as the government is trying to make the appointments transparent. It is said that the respective district officials would make the appointments. Through Nammai Kakkum 48 initiative, essential free medical care would be provided for the accident victims in 48hours. The Department of Highways and the Department of Transport would join hands together for this new initiative soon.
By 15th of December 2021, the chief minister would be launching the project and it would cover as many as 609 hospitals including 204 government hospitals. It must be taken into account that accident hotspots were identified and 504 private hospitals have been selected in those places. It is revealed that all the facilities needed for treatments would be provided in these hospitals.