Aspirants allege motive, as GMC Anatomy posts absent in PSC notice for faculty recruitment

Aspirants allege motive, as GMC Anatomy posts absent in PSC notice for faculty recruitment

Srinagar: A notification by J&K Public Service Commission issued on March 19 for faculty recruitment against 58 posts in medical colleges has drawn flak as the aspirants said the vacancies for Anatomy department at the Government Medical College Srinagar have not been included.
The aspirants allege that the vacancies “referred” by the Health and Medical Education Department have been dropped to help some blue eyed candidates who are not eligible for now.
“Some of the doctors among us will cross age bar next year. It is their last chance to get selected in the medical college. But, the administration has not advertised these posts. They are putting our career at stake for some favourites who will become eligible for the post next year,” an aggrieved doctor said.
Another medico said the expert panel of GMC Srinagar has already cleared the vacancies at the Department of Anatomy for selection . However, a health official has used his influence to remove these from the final notice at the Civil Secretariat, she alleged.
“We were shocked to see the list without Anatomy department. We were informed by an insider that the advertisement notice has been changed and the department has been kept out by the Commissioner/Secretary Health and Medical Education Department to help some influential doctors,” she said.
As per sources, some aspirants have decided to challenge the process in the court to sought inclusion of all the vacancies.
Principal GMC Srinagar, Dr Samia Rashid told Kashmir Reader that they have already referred vacant posts to the administrative department for recruitment. However, she was not sure about the fresh advertisement notice.
“The fresh advertisement you are referring to may be based on our old communication containing list of vacancies which were there last year. New recruitment process may start soon but, I am not sure,” she said.
Chairman J&K Public Service Commission, Latief-u-Zaman Deva didn’t answer the repeated calls by this newspaper.