SRINAGAR: In a move aimed at improving the healthcare delivery system in Jammu and Kashmir, the Health & Medical Education Department has ordered the transfers and postings of I/C District Ayush Officers (Ayurveda/Unani). The order, which took immediate effect, was issued in the interest of administration and patient care.
Dr Suresh Kumar Sharma has been posted as I/C Controller Provincial Stores Ayush, Jammu. In addition to his own duties, Dr Sharma will also look after the routine work of the office of Deputy Director Ayush, Jammu (Ayurveda). Dr Vandana Dogra, who was awaiting orders, has been posted as I/C District Ayush Officer, Jammu. She will now be responsible for the routine work of the office of Medical Superintendent, Government Ayurvedic Hospital, Jammu, in addition to her own duties.
Dr Ajay Kumar Tickoo has been posted as I/C District Ayush Officer, Doda, while Dr Surekha Pandita has been posted to Udhampur. Dr Rakesh Kumar Sharma has been posted to Kathua, while Dr Sanjay Kumar Raina has been posted to Poonch. Dr Rakesh Kumar Shan has been posted as I/C District Ayush Officer, Rajouri.
The order further states that Dr Nuzhat Bashir Shah, presently awaiting orders of adjustment is posted as District Ayush Officer, Srinagar. She will also look after the routine work of the office of Deputy Director Ayush, Kashmir (Unani). Dr Tabasum Rasool Khan, also awaiting orders of adjustment, is posted as I/C Controller provincial store Ayush, Kashmir. Dr Rohilanaz Khan is posted as I/C District Ayush Officer, Budgam.
Dr Shujad Hussain Shuja, who was previously discharging his duties as I/C Assistant director (Unani) on an interim arrangement, is now posted as I/C Asst director (Unani) on a full-time basis.
Dr Raja Amjad Ali Khan, working as I/C District Ayush Officer Budgam, is posted as I/C District Ayush Officer, Kupwara. He shall take over the charge of this post after the retirement on Superannuation of Dr Farooq Iqbal, Medical officer Kupwara.
Dr Ravinder Kumar Pandita, who was awaiting orders of adjustment, is now posted as I/C District Ayush Officer Anantnag, while Dr Shamim Ahmad Shah, also awaiting orders of adjustment, is posted as I/C District Ayush Officer, Baramulla.
This move by the Jammu and Kashmir government is expected to help in streamlining the healthcare system in the state, ensuring better healthcare services for patients.