Dir SKIMS attached, 3 faculty members suspended

Srinagar: The state government on Saturday ordered the suspension of three senior faculty members of SKIMS, Soura and their immediate attachment with the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir.

Director of the SK Institute, Dr A. G. Ahanger has also been attached and has been asked to report to the General Administration Department (GAD) till further orders.

According to a Government order issued here today, Prof.(Dr.) Altaf Kirmani,  Dean & Head, Department of General Surgery; Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, Head, Department of Neurology and Dr. Wajid Ali, Head, Department of Neonatology, SKIMS, Soura have been placed under suspension for violating norms of not practising while serving the SKIMS.

The Government has also ordered the attachment of Director, SKIMS, Prof. (Dr.) A. G. Ahangar with the General Administration Department till further orders.

This follows complaints of private practice by these three doctors despite drawing Non-Practicing Allowance.

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