PRP SYSTEM RECEIVES 6000 PLUS APPLICATION FOR 27 PUNJAB HOSPITALS
Punjab Residency Program (PRP) web-based induction system developed and implemented by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for placement of medical graduates at 27 different hospitals across the province of the Punjab received above 6000 application.
It was informed in a review meeting held here under the chairmanship of Dr. Umar Saif founding Vice Chancellor Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab, Chairman PITB and Advisor to the CM Punjab here today.
Dr. Umar Saif noticed that in January induction majority of the candidates applied for medical seats, thus leaving plenty of vacancies in surgery. As surgery was an important part of service delivery in medical care, Health Department invited fresh applications specifically for surgery programs to restore the balance and to improve the healthcare facilities, he added.
The meeting was further informed that more than 2,500 medical graduates have been placed according to their merit, preference and Data gathered during the admission system helps to identify different trends. The system works on a specially designed algorithm i.e. Hungry Protocol to ensure transparent placements.