Mizoram has supported the Health Ministry’s proposal of creating All India Medical Service (IMS) on the lines of Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service.
As per a report published on Saturday by Indian Express Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed the Lok Sabha on Friday that the need for creation of All India Mediacl Service (IMS) was referred to a committee formed for cadre review of Central Health Service (CHS).
Following the recommendations of the Cadre Review Committee, the ministry had asked all the States and Union territories about the proposal of creation of an IMS in June 2017.
Apart from Mizoram, the Governments of Goa and Andaman & Nicobar Islands have supported the proposal.
However, the Kerala and Sikkim governments have not supported it.
According to the report, the Health & Family Welfare Ministry has also received comments from Andhra Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, Union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
“While the governments of Goa, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have supported the proposal, the Kerala and Sikkim governments have not supported it,” Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey told the Parliament.
The report also quoted Union Minister Choubey as saying: “The Andhra Pradesh government has requested to come up with a comprehensive proposal incorporating the best practices of other countries for addressing the manpower needs in the sectors of health services and medical services.”