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The J&K Government Friday ordered the reconstitution of the Governing Body for Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura, Srinagar.

As per the Government Order, while Chief Minister, J&K State, will be the Chairperson of the Governing Body, the members of the Governing Body include Finance Minister, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Minister of State for Health and Chief Secretary.

The other members are Prof M S Khuroo, former Director SKIMS; Prof Puneet Dhar, Chairman Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplant Service, AIIMS, Kochi, Kerela, Principal, GMC, Jammu, Principal, GMC, Srinagar, Principal, SKIMS, Medical College/Hospital Bemina, Srinagar; Prof Khursheed Alam, HoD General Surgery, SKIMS; Prof Samia Rashid, Prof General Medicine, GMC Srinagar and  Prof Altaf Ramzan, HoD Nero-Surgery SKIMS.

Director, SKIMS, Soura will be the Member Secretary of the Governing Body, an official spokesperson said this evening.

The Advisors for the Governing Body are Administrative Secretaries of Planning & Development, Finance and Health & Medical Education Departments.

Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, J&K, Dean Medical Faculty, SKIMS and Deputy Secretary to Government of India, MOHFW (Cancer Research Desk) will be co-opted as Special Invitees of the Governing Body, SKIMS for purposes of participation in such meetings where matters relating to development of Regional Cancer Centre at SKIMS are to be considered.

SKIMS Apical Selection Committee Reconstituted

Meanwhile, spokesperson said that the Government today ordered the reconstitution of Apical Selection Committee of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura, Srinagar.

According to an order issued in this regard, the Committee would be headed by Chief Secretary while former Director, SKIMS, Prof M S Khuroo would be the Vice-Chairman of the Committee.

The other members of the committee include Secretary Health & Medical Department, Prof Kursheed Alam, HoD General Surgery, SKIMS, Prof Samia Rashid, Prof General Medicine GMC Srinagar, Principal SKIMS Medical College/Hospital Bemina Srinagar, Director SKIMS, Soura Member- Secretary and Dean, Medical Faculty, SKIMS Soura Co-opted Member.

The Apical Selection Committee shall be assisted by experts from outside the State generally two for selection of Professors, Additional Professors and one for selection of Assistant Professors and Associate Professors, Professor of SKIMS for selection of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Additional Professor.


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