Director SKIMS removed, 3 HODs suspended

The Government today ordered suspension of three senior faculty members of SKIMS Soura and their immediate attachment with the office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir. The Government also ordered the attachment of Director SKIMS Prof. (Dr.) G. A. Ahangar with the General Administration Department till further orders.

According to a Government order issued here today, Prof.(Dr.) Altaf Kirmani,  Dean & Head, Department of General Surgery; Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, Head, Department of Neurology and Dr. Wajid Ali, Head, Department of Neonatology have been placed under suspension for violating norms of not practicing while serving the SKIMS.

This follows complaints of private practice by these three doctors despite drawing Non-Practicing Allowance.

PawanKotwal, principal secretary health and medical education, shall discharge functions of director SKIMS in addition to his own duties. GKNN

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