The Indian Dental Association, J&K Branch, today said the post of Deputy Director Dentistry in Kashmir division was lying vacant for the last two years.
In a statement here today, the association said the eligiblesenior most graduate doctor was being denied the promotion under the guise ofSRO 325, which they alleged had been issued only to benefit the juniorconsultant doctors.
The association said the SRO 325 dated 12 July 2013 wasissued to pave way for the promotion of the junior consultants over and abovethe senior most graduate doctors.
The statement said the eligibility criteria framed forfilling up the post of Deputy Director, Dentistry in Kashmir under the said SROwill benefit those consultants who have been appointed as recently as in 2010.
The association said the SRO was an injustice to "our seniormost in-service dental surgeons."
The association said despite their repeated representationsto the government in this regard, "no remedial action has been taken."
Dr Javid Qanungo, state secretary IDA J&K Branchappealed to the Governor J&K and the Commissioner Secretary HealthDepartment to look into the matter.