This was stated by Minister for Medical Education Prof. R. S. Chib while winding up discussion on Demands of Grants of Medical Education department in the Assembly today.
The Minister said 165 doctors have applied for engagement on contractual basis as medical faculty members. He said government is also considering increase of the retirement age for the faculty members to 60 years to prolong their retention in the department.
Prof Chib said a proposal to increase MBBS seats in GMC Srinagar and
The Minister said a proposal for regularizing of adhoc employees of GMC Srinagar/Jammu is also being processed. He said a proposal to secure accreditation for four hospitals has also been sent to Centre, adding on the grant of same the functioning in these hospitals will improve significantly.
The Minister said the Department is providing healthcare facilitates to the people round the clock which it continued even during unrest in
He said the Blood Bank of GMC Jammu has been upgraded as Model Blood Bank, which figures among the fifteen model blood banks of the country. He said new OPD/Casualty block of
The Minister said under PMSSY, Govt Medical College Jammu and
The Minister said that 4124 posts of faculty, doctors and para-medical staff have been created for Super specialty hospitals /various disciplines/Associated hospitals of Medical College Jammu/Srinagar. He said some of the doctors have been trained for super speciality disciplines also.
Earlier, cut motions moved by several legislators were withdrawn and the House passed the grants proposed for Medical education Department with voice vote.