Srinagar: The government has wrongly mentioned one of the professors of gastroenterology department at SKIMS, Soura as the head of the department in its recent order about the formation of management committee.
The order, 147 GAD of 2018 passed on January 23, about the formation of new management committee to monitor the functioning of the SKIMS and recommend measures to improve its overall functioning and concretise steps for appointment of Director, SKIMS mentions Dr Ghulam Nabi Yatoo as a member.
Dr Yatoo, who is a gastroenterologist has however been referred to as Head of department
A member of the faculty forum SKIMS told Kashmir Reader that Dr Yatoo is a professor at gastroenterology department and not the head of the department.
The newly constituted management committee for SKIMS Soura consists of Haseeb Drabu, Minister for Finance Labour and employment as its chairman; Dr Pawan Kotwal, IAS Principal Sectary to Government, Health and Medical Education Department as the member; Dr Omar Javaid Shah, Director SKIMS and ex-officio to Secretary to government as the committee’s member secretary and Dr Ghulam Nabi Yatoo as the member.