Arvind Kejriwal government to hire MBA degree holders for managing state run hospitals

, 11:38 AM IST

New Delhi: Soon, doctors will be freed from managerial responsibilities at Delhi government hospitals as there is a proposal for recruiting MBA degree holders to look after administrative and managerial matters at these facilities.

Under the Delhi State Health Mission, the government has initiated the process of recruiting 29 managers and 39 assistant managers for this purpose.

It will be the managers’ responsibility to ensure quality treatment for patients while also attending to administrative work, a senior government official said. These managers will report to medical superintendents, the official added.

At present, in addition to treating patients, doctors are also required to attend to administrative and managerial responsibilities, because of which deputy superintendents and assistant superintendents are appointed under medical superintendents, said a senior government official