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Docs oppose appointment of Director Health Services from bureaucracy

Statesman News Service | Shimla | Updated :

Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) Resident doctors Association (RDA) has opposed the proposed appointment of director Health Services from the State administrative services.

The IGMC RDA president Ajay Jaryal said here on Friday that in Himachal Pradesh only two medical Colleges Indira Gandhi Medical College and Dr Rajinder Prasad Government Medical College, Tanda has regular principals, while in rest of the three medical colleges have either adhoc principals or those who are on extension.

The association has demanded that the state government should on priority appoint principals on regular basis after conducting DPC and also for the appointment of Director Medical Education.

The demanded replacing the state administrative services officer as MD National Health Mission by promoting joint director Health Services.