9 medical officers found absent in DH Rajouri, show cause notices issued

RAJOURI: Nine medical officers were found absent at District Hospital Rajouri on Friday during a visit by District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad.
“Deputy Commissioner went to various sections of hospital and found that a number of medical officers were absent from duty. After verification of the biometric attendance and physical attendance register, salary of the absentees has been withheld and Chief Medical Officer was asked to serve show cause notice to Dr Anil (dental surgeon),Dr Sachin Vaid (medical officer),Dr Syed Shuja Qadri ),Dr Tarseem Kumar, Dr mushtaq Ahmed , Dr Sonia Nagyal, Dr shamim akhter, Dr Qasi Mohammad Iqbal, Dr Jahan Ara (medical officer),” an official statement said.
Asad asked the ADC and CMO to conduct enquiry into the matter and submit the report within three days.
He also expressed dismay over mismanagement at the registration window leading to long queues of patients and attendants and asked the concerned to look into this lackadaisical approach of the staff there.
Medical superintendent has been asked to install more biometric machines.