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JAMMU: The State Government on Tuesday removed Dr Zahid Geelani from the post of Principal Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu while Dr Sunanda Raina, Head of Department (HoD). Department of Anatomy, has been appointed as new Principal.
According to a Government Order, Dr Sunanda Raina, HoD, Department of Anatomy in the GMC, has been asked to look after the work of the post of Principal, Government Medical College. Jammu in addition to her own duties, in her own pay and grade, till further orders, relieving Dr. Zahid Hussain. Professor & HoD, Pharmacology, Government Medical College, Jammu who had been temporarily assigned to look after the work of the said post.
The government order says that the new arrangement shall not create any right, interest or equity in favour of the doctor for her promotion, as and when appointment/ promotion to the post of Principal Government Medical College, Jammu is made in accordance with provisions of the J&K Medical Education (Gazetted) Recruitment Rules. 1979.
“It shall, further, be subject to the outcome of the writ petition(s) pending, if any. Before any competent court of law, the order read”, the order adds.
Sources, however, informed that Dr Geelani remained careless as MCI on Government of India initiative wanted to increase PG seats. GMC Srinagar got 28 more seats after completing the formalities but Dr Geelani remained in slumber and no PG quota was enhanced in the GMC, Jammu.
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