Touted to be the state-of-art sports village, Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS), a dedicated Covid-19 facility in Gachibowli stood as the focal point for debates in the state political circles for many days.
The facility was claimed to have 1,224 beds with 1,000 of them equipped with oxygen lines and another 50 beds will have ventilator support.
To meet the increasing demand for the medical staff, the Medical and Health Service Recruitment Board (MHSRB), Telangana has invited applications and has recruited all necessary staff.
As per the records, 514 posts comprising doctors, nurses and hospital administration staff were recruited on a contract basis while another 148 posts comprising of lab technicians, ECG technicians, data entry operators were recruited through outsourcing.
Things went smooth until Saturday as the staff took to protest demanding the authorities to clear the salary dues pending from the past four months. Lashing out on the state government has been snubbing their relentless efforts, TIMS staff demanded the health minister to look into their demands.