Rural service must be made compulsory for fresh medicos: Kodgi

Govt schemes urban centric

Speaking after inaugurating Community Health Centre at Kota here on Tuesday, he said that if this rule is implemented then the problem of shortage of medicos in rural area will be solved.

“Though the government is implementing several schemes, majority of its share is taken to cities. Hence, cities continue to grow and villages remain under developed. Rural areas should be provided with amenities to check migration of the rural folks to urban areas,” he said.

The community health centre was constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1.98 crore. The project was executed under Karnataka State Health System Development Reform Project (KSHSDRP).

The 35 bedded Kota Community Health Centre consist of a single specialist doctor as against the requirement for six specialists.

The sanctioned posts to the Centre is 44 including specialists, dentists, Superintendent and others. The available posts is only 16.

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