Bhubaneswar, Mar 28: The state government has decided to engage Microbiologist on short-term basis for smooth functioning of DPHL and swab collection in view of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
In a letter, the Health and Family Welfare Department mentioned that Microbiologist (Medico / Non-Medico) may be engaged on short-term basis in case of vacancy and additional requirement, if any for effective management of COVID-19.
The Microbiologist (Medico) would be engaged at Rs 5000 per day and Microbiologist (Non Medico) at Rs 2500 per day.
The employees may be engaged on walk-in-interview basis by the concerned Directors/CDM&PHOs of the District. The engagement of the above employees shall be given initially till June 30 and may be extended further, if the situation so warrants.
The engagement is purely temporary and can be terminated at any point of time without assigning any reason thereof. All the above expenditure may be booked under the Public Health Response Fund as per actuals.