GDMC to hold recruitment drive on many faculty positions
Fifteen per cent of faculty positions in the medical college are vacant at present
To fill the vacant faculty positions, the administration of Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) would soon hold walk in interviews. Fifteen percent of faculty positions in the medical college are vacant at present. The Principal of the college, Dr Ashutosh Sayana said that some of the faculty members have left the college recently as there were vacancies in other medical colleges and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He said that college which had a deficiency of 30 percent last year in the faculty positions has brought down the deficiency to 15 percent.
The department pays a fixed salary of Rs 1.43 Lakh to Professor while the Associate Professor gets a salary of Rs 1.23 Lakh per month. The salary of Assistant Professor is fixed at Rs 95000 a month. Similarly the SR is employed on a salary of Rs 65000 while the pay of JR is Rs 47000. Apart from salary, the staff members are also provided accommodation by the government. It is pertinent to mention here that the GDMC is planning to start Post Graduate (PG) courses in many disciplines.The college has applied to start PG courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Community Medicine and Pathology to start with. Recently a team of Medical Council of India (MCI) had inspected facilities at the college and associated hospital for PG course. During the visit the team had sought details about the faculty members of the college. On the report submitted by these teams, the MCI would recommend initiation of the PG courses in the college to the union ministry of medical health and family welfare.
Most recent of the three government medical colleges of Uttarakhand, the GDMC got permission to start MBBS classes in the year 2016 after it got Letter of Permission (LOP) by Ministry of health and family welfare, government of India on the basis of MCI report. The college at present has 150 seats in the first year of MBBS course. Four batches of the MBBS students are at present enrolled in the college and it has started the process to seek approval of MCI for the fifth batch of the MBBS students. The college would have to continuously upgrade the facilities in the associated hospital and medical college for these renewals. The college eventually plans to upgrade itself to a multi specialty centre with 750 beds for in house patients.
Tuesday, 21 January 2020|PNS|Dehradun
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