Jammu: Representatives from Jammu & Kashmir Doctors Coordination Committee (JKDCC) Wednesday met Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat at Jammu and apprised him about the various issues faced by the doctors of the state and their pending genuine demands.
“The Minister gave a patient hearing to the association and assured full cooperation in resolving all the genuine demands,” JKDCC statement said.
The Minster marked and forwarded the file regarding ‘caderisation’ of medical officers, dental surgeons and consultants to concerned authorities and assured that issue will be addressed on priority, statement added.
Meanwhile pay anomaly and discrepancies, as per statement, were also discussed
JKDCC members are also scheduled to meet Finance Minster today.
Pertinent to mention, JKDCC is an amalgam of various association of doctors of the state which includes Doctors Association Kashmir(DAK), Doctors Association Jammu(DAJ), Resident Doctors Association(RDA)Government Medical College(GMC)Srinagar, RDA GMC Jammu, Society of Consultant Doctors(SCD),Society of Dental Surgeons(SDS),National Health Mission(NHM) and Private Practitioners.
Dr Manjeet Singh and Dr Mir Mushtaq Spokespersons of JKDCC thank the Health Minister and expect that issues will be resolved in a time bound manner as promised.