Health Minister N.Md.Farooq assumes office

Monday, November 19, 2018

Medical and Health Minister N.Md.Farooq assumed office at the Secretariat today.

He said that the State government would fill up 1,100 doctor posts across the State in the next 20 days. The government was also taking necessary steps to fill up the vacant nurse posts at the earliest. On swine flu, he said the government initiatives to control it were yielding results. No new swine flu death cases were reported in the State. Malaria cases were also brought under control, he said.

Farooq who is also Minorities Welfare Minister signed a file relating to the construction of a Masjid in Brahmana Kotkur mandal in Kurnool district and a church in Adoni mandal of the district. The Masjid is being constructed at a cost of Rs.5 lakh and church Rs.15 lakh.

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