Government decides to go against proposal

APPOINTING SUPER-SPECIALISTS AS LECTURERS

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Nov 4: The J&K Government has decided to go against the proposed move to appoint super-specialists working on contractual basis in Government Medical College here as lecturers following recommendations by an official panel which was tasked to examine the proposal.
 However the government has accepted the committee’s recommendation for providing the medicos, many of whom have crossed upper age limit, relaxation to compete for the posts through the Public Service Commission.
 The state government had constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility/feasibility of appointment of doctors in the disciplines of super-specialty including Cardiology, Neurology and Gastroenterology in GMC and its associated hospitals.
 The committee comprised of Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Commissioners/Secretaries, Finance, General Administration and Health and Medical Education Department and Law Secretary.
 The medicos were working on contractual basis/ deputation in Medical Education Department. Sources said the committee observed there was no provision for transfer of medicos from Health Department to Medical Education Department.
 However the committee has recommended that the doctors, many of whom have crossed the upper age limit, should be given relaxation to compete for the posts.
 “These doctors, having qualifications as Doctorate in Medicine, have worked for past many years in the SMHS hospital here and other associated institutes,” said a member of the committee.
 The doctors had made a representation to the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah for consideration of their appointment.
 They had prayed that since government was setting up super-specialty hospitals at different places in the state, their appointment on regular basis may be considered.
 Accordingly the state government had constituted the committee to examine the matter.
 The committee member said government had only accepted doctors’ plea and at no point of time they were assured of regularization of their services.
 A senior official said government was caught in a very “tricky situation” to approve the appointment of the doctors as lecturers since there are aspirants who come through PSC. “Besides there are no rules at present for recruitment of super-specialists,” the official said.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 5 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST




  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)
  • MORE FROM KASHMIR

  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU!

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 4: Colleges across Kashmir have started to install closed circuit television cameras to “keep a track on student activities in the campuses”—an initiative that has drawn flak from students More



  • Srinagar City

PDD succumbs to influence of Babus and Netaas

No action taken against Friends Colony power theft accused

Follow up

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 4: Power Development Department has seemingly succumbed to influence of high profile people who were allegedly caught stealing power at their posh Friends Enclave villas last week, as till More




  • Jammu

Legal impediments delay SRDC constitution

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 4: Legal impediments and bureaucratic hassles are delaying the constitution of much-awaited State Road Development Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told Greater Kashmir More



  • South Asia

Voices for empowering PAK-Gilgit-Baltistan admn go shriller

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 4: Speakers at a seminar here stressed on the need for giving a true democratic system to the people of Northern Areas by providing all powers to their elected representatives and officials More



  • World

OBAMA, ROMNEY IN FINAL PUSH: OBAMA HAS EDGE

Washington, Nov 4: As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go on a final campaign sprint, new polls in two smaller battleground states show a close race in one and a five point advantage for the president in another More



  • Health

Less is better,when it comes to salt

Washington, Nov 4: A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an More



  • Tangmarg

PHE supplies contaminated drinking water to Tangmarg

PUTS VILLAGERS HEALTH AT RISK,GOVT IN HIBERNATION

Tangmarg: Unabated supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is taking a heavy toll on the health of inhabitants of many villages here. Experts state More



ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions