Faculty says order ‘arbitrary’
Ban On Private Practice
Jammu, Jan 21: Faculty members of Government Medical College Jammu have submitted a petition to the Minister for Medical Education Taj Mohi-ud-Din against a recent government order banning the private practice of Head of Departments and Government Medical and Dental Colleges in the state.
In the petition, submitted by the Medical Teachers Association, Jammu, the faculty members have objected to the government decision terming it as arbitrary and “highly discriminatory”.
“By banning the practice of a section of faculty, who do not have any financial or executive powers, is not in anyway going to help streamline hospitals, which is the prime duty of administration,” the petition reads.
It added that the only designated HOD’s in GMC’s and GDC’s were Principal, Dean and Medical Superintendent whose practice already stands banned.
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