Srinagar, Oct 27 : As many as 16 posts of Professors and Associate professors have been created in different specialties in Government Medical Colleges (GMCs) of Srinagar and Jammu.
An official on Sunday said that the State Administrative Council (SAC), which met under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik late on Saturday evening, accorded sanction to the creation of 16 posts of Professors and Associate Professors in different specialties in GMC Jammu and GMC Srinagar.
He said the posts include one post of Professor each in the disciplines of Pediatrics, Radio-Diagnosis, Pharmacology and Cardiology, one post of Associate Professor each in the disciplines of General Surgery and General Medicine and two posts of Associate Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology in GMC, Jammu.
“In GMC, Srinagar, the posts created include one post of Professor each in the disciplines of Psychiatric Disease, Surgery, ENT, Anatomy, Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology and Orthopedics and one post of Associate Professor in the discipline of Radio Diagnosis & Imaging,” he added.
He said the creation of these posts will help GMC Jammu and GMC Srinagar to tackle increasing patient load and to meet the new challenges being faced in the healthcare delivery system.
“The creation of these posts will also help these institutions to apply for enhancement of Post -Graduate seats in the year 2019-20 to Medical Council of India,” he said, adding the creations are correlated with the increase in 20-25 postgraduate seats, expected to be enhanced in the existing pool of sanctioned PG seats by the MCI for each Medical College.(UNI)