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Biometric attendance must for government hospital staff from July 1

Biometric attendance must for government hospital staff from July 1
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Based on the instructions of the state government, Aadhaar enabled biometric attendance would be introduced in all the Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (APVVP) in the district, according to District Coordinator of Hospital Services (DCHS) Dr P Saralamma.

Chittoor: Based on the instructions of the state government, Aadhaar enabled biometric attendance would be introduced in all the Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (APVVP) in the district, according to District Coordinator of Hospital Services (DCHS) Dr P Saralamma. Speaking to The Hans India,

the DCHS said that all the medical officers, administrative staff, nursing and paramedical staff should mark their attendance in biometric system. She stated that District Collector PS Pradyumna gave instructions to all the medical officers to follow Aadhaar based biometric attendance from July 1.


About the shortage of medical officers in APVVP hospitals in the district, the DCH admitted that 15 specialty doctors should be filled in various hospitals and a report was sent to the government seeking approval. She said the number of out-patients visiting the district headquarters hospital has crossed 1,800 per day which is a record in the history of hospital.

“A dialysis centre and a trauma care unit would be set up soon at Government General Hospital in Chittoor,” she added. Saralamma stated that renovation works have been taken up at a cost of Rs 1.4 crore and 50 more beds were sanctioned to 100-bedded Kuppam Area Hospital under mother and child care system.

The DCHS added that there was no shortage of drugs in the APVVP hospitals while sufficient stocks of anti-rabies vaccine were kept ready. She made it clear that government has made it mandatory for all the doctors working in the government hospitals to stay in their respective centres.

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